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EU gas demand shows signs of recovery

Gas demand across the 28 EU member states recovered in the first half of 2019 after a year-on-year decline in 2018 Gas demand across the 28 EU member states recovered in the first half of 2019 after a year-on-year decline in 2018.
By Andreas Walstad 17 October 2019 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand 0 34695
Chart showing EU gas demand growth, FY 2015 to H1 2019

EU gas demand grew by 4% on an annual basis in the first half of 2019, led by fuel switching from coal to gas in power generation in the second quarter, the latest quarterly gas report from the European Commission shows. Gas demand rose by 20% year on year in Q2 after falling by 3.5% in Q1 as a result of mild weather.

The sharp rise...