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European midstream gas infrastructure in focus

| 26 Jun, 2017

European midstream gas infrastructure is coming back into focus, driven by a changing supply mix dynamics and a recovery in demand.

Europe providing global gas supply flexibility

| 19 Jun, 2017

Europe has become the LNG market ‘swing provider’, given price responsive supply & demand, liquid hubs, regas headroom and flexible portfolios.

Options confronting gas storage owners

| 12 Jun, 2017

Analysis of storage asset economics shows that in a weak seasonal price spread environment, cushion gas value may drive owners to close or sell assets.

European gas for coal switching boundaries in 2017

| 05 Jun, 2017

Gas for coal plant switching drove a recovery in European gas demand in 2016. Forward fuel prices indicate further switching potential in 2017 and 2018.

UK peaker investment: here comes consolidation

| 29 May, 2017

Small engines have dominated new build in the UK capacity market. But peaker investment economics are changing triggering a consolidation of peaker developers.

Timera take on the Flame gas conference

| 22 May, 2017

The focus of the 2017 Flame conference highlighted several themes that are likely to dominate the evolution of business models, investment and market dynamics.

Germany’s replacement of baseload capacity with wind

| 15 May, 2017

Germany is rolling out renewable capacity at an impressive rate. But looming closures of thermal and nuclear plant may induce a capacity crunch in the 2020s.

Impact of the approaching LNG supply wave

| 08 May, 2017

A high and low Asian demand growth scenario illustrate the potential implications of the evolving supply glut on LNG market supply & demand & pricing dynamics.

A wild winter in European power markets

| 28 Apr, 2017

Last winter’s events are an interesting case study in the differences between pricing dynamics in the French and German power markets.

The UK gas market without Rough

| 24 Apr, 2017

An extended injection outage means the large Rough storage facility is effectively crippled until at least next spring. Time to confront a market without Rough.