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Gas

Czech RWE Gas Storage gears up for UGS auction

RWE Gas Storage, the subsidiary of Czech gas incumbent RWE Transgas, plans to hold an open season auction next spring for underground gas storage capacity slated to become operational as of 2010, a...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Domestic demand slumps for Russian gas among generators

Gas demand in Russia is being affected significantly by the global economic downturn. Russian power generators (which accounted for 181 billion cubic metres in 2007, or around 37% of Gazprom’s...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Dutch Nuon signs joint venture for three German storage caverns

Nuon signed a contract with Papendrecht (a joint venture between Visscher Smit Hanab, Visscher Smit Bouw and Iv-Oil & Gas) for the expansion of its gas storage capacity in Epe, Germany, this month....

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

For the Record

Enel to tender network 4 Dec-reportsEnel is planning to open a tender to sell off 70–80% of its gas distribution network on 4 December, according to various Italian and international media reports....

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

French 2007 imports fall by 5% on warmer 2006/2007 winter

French gas imports fell year on year as a result of a milder 2006–2007 winter, according to the latest yearly statistics from the French Energy Ministry. They were down 5.1% to 409TWh (38 billion...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

French stocks still 99% full despite tripling of withdrawal volume

Fullness at French storage facilities fell to 99% in the seven-day period running to 23 November, down from 101.1% during the previous seven-day period, according to data published on Friday by...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

GDF Suez sticks to €30bn investment plans despite the crunch

Energy conglomerate GDF Suez plans to invest EUR30bn from 2008 to 2010, despite the global economic conditions, the group said in an investor’s presentation this month. GDF Suez c.e.o. Jean-François...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Italian demand flags in October but Algerian deliveries up 26%

Italian gas consumption fell by 9.5% year on year in October to 6.3 billion cubic metres (Gm3), according to data published by the country’s ministry of economic development on Friday. Imports into...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

NBP well-supplied leading to stable spot prices despite cold weather

The prompt was soft on a well-supplied system, although expectations of colder weather toward the end of the week moved contracts higher. Between Monday and Thursday Day-ahead closed between...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

NBP: Prompt contracts pick up but rest of curve weaker

Day-ahead NBP prices picked up by 13.90p/th between 14-25 November to reach 57.90p/th as a spell of cold weather hit most of Europe and pushed demand up. Contracts further out continued to lose...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Price investigation: German cartel office reaches deal with RWE

The German Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has reached a deal with RWE in connection with the authority’s probe into gas prices, according to a report in Financial Times Deutschland. As part of the...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Power

Renewables Roundup: Economic downturn will make wind sector stronger in long term

The economic downturn has already started to have an impact on the wind energy industry in Europe, said consultants Frost & Sullivan this week. However, the consultancy forecasts that the sector will...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EDEM

Power

Renewables Roundup: News in Brief

EuropeThe European Commission, the European Investment Bank and a number of national development banks are teaming up to launch a new fund for energy, climate change and infrastructure, as part of...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EDEM

Gas

Shell declares force majeure on key Nigerian LNG contracts

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), the major energy provider’s Nigerian subsidiary, declared force majeure on its Soku gas plant in the Niger Delta to repair damage caused by illegal gas...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

Slovakia and Gazprom sign 20-year supply and transit deal

Russia’s Gazprom Export and Slovakian gas incumbent Slovenský plynárenský priemysel (SPP) have signed an agreement for the supply of 130 billion cubic metres (Gm3) to Slovakia from 1 January 2009...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Spanish energy ministry accelerates move away from price protection

Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Finance (MITYC), which oversees energy policy, has proposed the elimination of two of the four gas tariffs for low-consumption gas users, provided for under...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

Turkey-Iran MOU heralds ambitious e&p and transit deal

Turkey and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) this month that paves the way for ambitious agreements involving the joint development of the giant Iranian offshore South Pars gas field...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Ukraine gas debt crisis raises spectre of Russian supply cut-off

Russia’s Gazprom and Ukraine’s Naftogaz have reached a tentative agreement on the settlement of Ukraine’s gas debt, though further delays or disputes would jeopardise last month’s agreement to remove...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

Gas

Volume and price continue to fall in Russian auctions

A total of 37.2 million cubic metres (Mm3) traded in Russia’s latest Mezhregiongaz (MRG) auction with a ten-day delivery mechanism on 28 November, according to figures published on MRG’s website on...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | ESGM

Gas

WINGAS halts SEL pipeline blaming regulatory interference

In an unexpected move, German gas transmission company WINGAS TRANSPORT has stopped all planning activities for the construction of the Sueddeutsche Erdgasleitung (SEL) pipeline with immediate...

28 Nov 2008 00:00 | EGM

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