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Coal reigns supreme in Turkish power mix

Coal will increase its dominance in Turkey’s power generation portfolio as gas retreats because of persistent weakness in the country’s economic growth.

14 February 2020 Markets & Forecasts / Middle East & Africa

Latin American carbon markets gain momentum

Latin American countries – led by Mexico – have emerged as enthusiastic supporters of cap-and-trade markets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Yucatan peninsula on course to receive US gas

The Mexican region is set to be connected to the national gas network this year, allowing piped supply from the US to feed its gas-starved power plants.

Member states frustrate EU green roadmap

The absence of National Energy and Climate Plans from a third of EU countries has set the European Commission on an increasingly tight deadline to deliver the plan for raising its 2030 targets.

Gas wins back market share in EU power

EU ETS reform and lower gas prices have boosted gas-to-power generation across Europe, but the outlook for further growth seems uncertain.

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Ukraine set to boost E&P as existing fields decline

The depletion of some of Ukraine’s largest gas fields will prompt it to boost its E&P activities, with private domestic operators gaining prominence.

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Australian LNG exposed as virus hits demand

Australia’s LNG sector risks being significantly impacted as China – and potentially other Asian nations – works to contain the coronavirus by locking down civilian movement.

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Policy & Regulation

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CNOOC makes first long-period TPA transaction

A five-year agreement for third-party access to CNOOC’s LNG terminals is part of China’s efforts to liberalise its gas sector and allow more independent buyers to tap the international gas market.

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Market Drivers

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US LNG faces daunting prospects in Asia

The share of US LNG dispatched to Asia will remain low in 2020 compared with 2018 and 2019 as US suppliers struggle in the Asian market amid weak prices.

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Power & Renewables

UK auction sees 1.3 GW of unsuccessful gas-to-power bids

Last week’s year-ahead capacity auction in the UK saw just 90 MW of contracts awarded to gas-fired installations while the Nemo electricity interconnector between Belgium and the UK secured an 820 MW contract.

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