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Natural Gas Infrastructure Developments: “We all benefit”

At the start of his talk at the Gas Dialogues event in Budapest, Hungary, Development and Use of Natural Gas in the Danube Region: Prospects and Opportunities, Attila Ságodi, Partner at KPMG's Energy and Utilities practice, noted the importance of natural gas infrastructure developments in Central...

Czech Republic: Preparations for a Gas Crisis

The Czech gas system was preparing for a crisis situation, he said, for restriction or interruption of supply to customers according to consumption levels, according to Jan Zaplatilek, Director, Gas and Liquid Fuels Department, Czech Republic Ministry of Industry and Trade, who provided perspective from...

CEE Natural Gas: It's a Family Affair

It's a family that goes way back when it comes to natural gas in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), but there's a little spat in the gas family as of late, drawing attention to how the countries in the region ensure their security of supply.Assessing the natural gas landscape in CEE, David Viduna, head...

Inter-European Gas Wars: Europe’s Pursuit of Energy-Cide

There is a gas race in Europe. This rivals the well reported US - Europe gas price difference, due to cheap US shale gas and high European imported gas prices. In an attempt to compete against the US European industry just got handed a price break in the form of lower support payments for the renewable...

Waiting for the Great Gas Cutoff

European countries from Germany and Poland to Italy and Turkey now need to ensure they have emergency plans in place to deal with a possible cut-off of Russian gas supplies. At risk are the roughly one-fifth of their supplies delivered via pipelines through Ukraine, and even greater volumes if other...

North–South Gas Corridor: Geopolitical Breakthrough in Central Europe

Despite delays, a lack of short-term results, as well as turbulent domestic political agendas, the North–South Gas Corridor (NSGC or NSI) remains a priority for all of the Central European states. There are significant differences among them in terms of the level of market liberalisation...

Four Questions on Shale Gas Development in Europe and the U.S.

Can the U.S. shale gas boom happen in Europe? The short answer to that question, is no. A combination of factors have contributed to the U.S. shale gas and oil boom, namely favorable geological conditions, (access to) infrastructure, substantial public support (amongst others spurred by attractive mineral...

Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe: Towards a Common Approach

Energy security is of high importance to the EU, Russia and European transit states like Slovakia or Ukraine. Central and Eastern Europe has several options to diversify imports away from Gazprom: diversification of suppliers, increase in LNG imports, shift to a more short-term contracting (all undermining...

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