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Tag: Natural Gas Market

Tutorial gas market 1: Geopolitical framework conditions of the natural gas markets

Gas transport facility Chongqing (China Daily) Natural Gas is currently the third most important primary energy carrier in the world (after oil and coal). The main advantages of natural gas in comparison to coal or oil are the high efficiency levels that can be achieved when generating electricity from natural gas. As with oil, the global reserves of natural gas are concentrated in a few countries around the world.
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Strong growth for gas-fired generation in Germany

Irsching_Aussenansicht (blog.zeit) German gas-fired power generation climbed 98 percent year on year in August. Main reasons are lower gas prices compared to coal prices.
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China’s energy consumption to peak in 2035

Gas transport facility Chongqing (China Daily) The energy consumption of China is projected to reach its peak with 3.75 billion TOE in 2035. In addition, the share of gas in the energy supply is about to double by 2020.
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New artic gas field to supply Europe

polarled pipeline The last pipe has been laid at the 482 km long Polarled Pipeline, the first Norwegian pipeline stretching north of the Arctic Circle. The final pipe was laid at the Aasta Hansteen field at a depth of 1,260 metres in the Norwegian Sea.
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