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Europe & Russia Consumption

August 2017

Demand in Italy and Spain has been driven up during the peak of the summer as severe heat gripped southern Europe; however, elsewhere in Europe demand remains weak.

Italian gas demand increased by 9% on an annual basis in July. Rising offtake from the industrial and power sectors is helping to push up total demand in the country. Industrial demand increased by 16% on an annual basis in July, while power sector gas use rose by 13%. The need for gas-fired generation increased as parts of...