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Italian gas demand down 3% in November

Consumption fell in November 2019 after months of steady increases, although demand looks set to increase for the year as a whole Consumption fell in November 2019 after months of steady increases, although demand looks set to increase for the year as a whole.
By Anna Gumbau 9 January 2020 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 34918
Chart showing Italian gas demand by quarter

The steady increase in Italy’s gas demand seen in the first 10 months of 2019 stopped in November as demand dropped by 3%, driven by a decrease in flows via North Africa and lower utilisation of the country’s LNG terminals.

Imports of LNG shrank by 10% in November amid a fall in the utilisation rates of the Adriatic, Panigaglia and Livorno terminals. Panigaglia did not send out any gas between 20 October and 21 November as...