Annemarie Botzki

Wildervank station, Groningen gas field, Netherlands.

Netherlands shifts further away from gas

The Dutch government dealt a blow to the gas industry with plans to phase out gas for heating and support CCS for industry rather than energy producers.

3 January 2018 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation
An E.On gas-fired power station in Germany.

German gas import dependence expected to grow

Germany’s dependence on gas imports is growing as the share of domestic production and coal in the country’s energy mix shrinks.

20 December 2017 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand
An lng bunkering ship in Rotterdam

Total-Engie deal shows value in US upstream assets

Total’s acquisition of Engie’s LNG assets shows it has confidence in the sector, analysts say.

23 November 2017 Americas / LNG
Dutch engineers carry out earthquake tests

Court ruling puts Groningen under more pressure

Legal challenges could mean output from the Netherlands’ giant gas field will be forced down even further, experts say.

16 November 2017 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation
A coalition of US cities and states have pledged their commitment to the Paris agreement.

COP23: regional pledges outpace national ambitions

Regional governments in some countries have been increasingly active on climate change, outpacing national ambitions.

14 November 2017 World / Policy & Regulation
A globe showing flags of the world at COP23

COP23 talks to focus on bridging financial divide

Countries are not making enough progress in the area of climate finance, delegates at the COP23 summit in Bonn heard this week.

8 November 2017 World / Policy & Regulation
An LNG-fuelled ferry.

IMO emissions strategy to boost LNG as marine fuel

The International Maritime Organization is expected to adopt stricter GHG targets in April that could increase the uptake of LNG in shipping.

1 November 2017 World / LNG
Venue for COP23 climate talks in Bonn

‘War on coal’ to continue at COP23

The UK and Canada are spearheading an attempt to phase out coal that looks set to gain ground at the upcoming UN climate summit.

27 October 2017 World / Policy & Regulation
Inside view of a storage tank at an LNG terminal.

Spain boosts LNG imports to cover power demand

Low reservoir levels have cut Spain’s hydropower output, forcing it to import more LNG. And the extra demand could persist if the winter is cold.

20 October 2017 Europe & Russia / LNG
Pipe-stringing for TAP in Greece in September 2016.

Italian court rejects TAP challenge

Italy's Constitutional Court has rejected Puglia's claims against the construction of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline, but opposition remains.

11 October 2017 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power
Tesla model X

EVs need gas-powered range extenders – engineer

CNG-powered range extenders could be a perfect fit for electric vehicles, which are still hindered by weak battery performance, an engineer developing the technology says.

4 October 2017 Europe & Russia / Gas for Transport
A photo of Germany’s Reichstag in Berlin.

Germany puts energy debate on hold

German parties are split over their future energy plans but seem to be avoiding discussing it until after the election.

22 September 2017 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg expresses elation at winning the country's election

Norwegian election gives boost to gas producers

The results of Norway’s parliamentary elections provide a signal of stability to exploration companies in the region.

14 September 2017 Europe & Russia / Exploration & Production
Construction of the  Swinoujscie-Szczecin pipeline

Poland-Lithuania interconnector pushed back to 2021

The delayed startup to the planned GIPL pipeline gives Poland the chance to prepare for the entry of Lithuanian gas to its market.

7 September 2017 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power

Balticconnector to open up Finnish gas market

Finland is preparing its gas market for more competition as the Balticconnector pipeline project advances.

1 September 2017 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power

Competition rising between Europe’s storage operators

Oversupply in the gas storage market has caused prices to fall, increasing competition between European storage sites.

24 August 2017 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gas market upswing good news for Greek hub plans

Strong investor interest in its grid operator and rising demand are favourable signs for Greece's ambition of becoming a regional gas hub.

16 August 2017 Europe & Russia / LNG

Germany lacks strategy for heating sector transition

Berlin is dragging its feet in planning the decarbonisation of Germany’s heating sector, putting the country’s climate targets at risk.

11 August 2017 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation

Range extenders offer chance for gas in transport

CNG-powered range extenders could offer gas a slice in the future of the transport sector.

2 August 2017 World / Gas for Transport

Shorter BRUA may hit supply diversity/Black Sea gas

Hungary’s proposal to stop the BRUA pipeline from extending into Austria could keep it from helping with supply diversity in the region.

31 July 2017 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation

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