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Europe is cementing itself as a global LNG balancer, price anchor and demand hub in its own right. Amid this, while market access has taken center stage, there still is no mechanism to manage or trade terminal access and capacity on a multi-terminal basis, making access rights a valuable commodity in its own right. Without evolutionary change in this part of the LNG value chain, capacity risk could create a bottleneck to efficient market trade.View Full Paper
While pressure mounts on the EU to reduce its reliance on Russian gas supplies, Brussels' most ambitious supply diversification project, the Southern Gas Corridor, is nearing completion with the launch of its final stretch, the TAP pipeline, close at hand. Initially delivering 10 Bcm per year of Azeri gas annually to Italy, Greece and Bulgaria, the volumes involved may seem small. But TAP will still have an impact on the receiving markets. This report analyzes the changes that Italy and Central and Eastern Europe will see in the short and the long term.View Full Paper
Gas production at Groningen, Europe’s largest gas field, will end in 2022, eight years earlier than planned due to the risk of earthquakes. The move will leave the continent’s gas market 54 Bcm/year short compared with 2013. In this special report, S&P Global Platts examines how the European gas market will change and the consequences of the shutdown for the energy industry.View Full Paper
The new decade will present LNG stakeholders with immense opportunities. As significant additions of elastic supply and demand challenge traditional business models, and the trend toward LNG commoditization gathers pace, what lies ahead? S&P Global Platts' latest special report features market insight and analysis, infographics and interviews with the IEA’s Fatih Birol and IGU’s Joe M. Kang.View Full Paper