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Europe & Russia Consumption

December 2017

Demand from Europe’s six largest markets is expected to grow at the start of 2018. 

Greater gas-fired power generation has supported Germany’s overall gas consumption this year, a trend that is expected to continue. Although Germany has yet to follow the UK, France and Italy, in setting a plan to phase out coal, output from its coal-fired power plants has fallen this year, while output from its gas-fired plants has increased. This has helped to drive up Germany’s overall gas demand, which is expected to rise...