Natural gas & LNG

Europe & Russia December 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

European economies continue to suffer from slow growth, but this has not dented gas demand.

UK economic activity has slowed due to reduced investment ahead of Brexit, which is now set to happen before end January 2020 following a decisive victory by the ruling Conservative party in the 12 December election.

After Brexit, economic uncertainty looks set to persist as the UK negotiates a trade deal with the EU, which many believe will be difficult to achieve in the 2020 timeframe envisaged in the Brexit deal. Recent...