New Market Study Published: European Wholesale Gas Markets
New Energy market report from Datamonitor: "European Wholesale Gas Markets"
Boston, MA -- (SBWire) -- 07/03/2012 --As the effects of full market opening in the European gas sector become more pronounced, the role of traded wholesale gas markets will grow in importance. Both established and new entrant players in markets at all stages of wholesale liquidity development will increasingly be impacted by the existence, and development, of wholesale markets in their retail operations.
- Insight into developments in Europe's major gas hubs through analysis of churn levels.
- Overview of recent events and major players, with a particular focus on the Dutch, Italian, and Spanish markets.
- Summarizes the development of the Nabucco pipeline.
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In the Netherlands, the expected trend is increasing demand and a greater diversification of supply of natural gas through pipelines, storage facilities, and LNG. Due to government intervention, Datamonitor expects trade volumes on the TTF to increase on a par with the Zeebrugge Hub, making it one of the largest in Europe.
Italy's PSV and Spain's Centro de Gravedad hubs remain at an early stage of development with limited liquidity. While attempts to build a single Iberian gas market (MIBGAS) are still under way, Datamonitor notes more encouraging progress in inter-regional co-operation through the South Gas Regional Initiative between Spain, Portugal, and France.
European gas markets are in a highly segmented state and gas cannot easily flow across European borders. On the production front, there remain a limited number production sources (Russia, Algeria, Norway, the UK, and the Netherlands, along with LNG shipments). New entrants are often discouraged by long-term take-or-pay contracts.
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- What are the most liquid gas markets in Europe?
- How has the Netherlands' TTF evolved and why?
- How far along is Europe in achieving a competitive pan-European gas market?
- What does a liquid market look like?
- What has happened to Nabucco?
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