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17 October 2018

Europe energy in brief

Report summary

The Europe energy in brief provides the latest Wood Mackenzie view on key issues across all fuels in the region. Our experienced industry analysts collaborate with colleagues across sectors to develop our objective, proprietary analysis. Our coverage of the region, across fuels, is integrated with our global analysis to provide unrivalled insight and enable us to fully explore implications for market participants.

Table of contents

  • Ukraine transit remains key to compensate for Nord Stream maintenances
  • RWE capacity booking provides momentum to German LNG terminal
  • Is coal-to-gas switching in the European power sector still out of reach?
  • France's single gas hub on track for 1 November start
  • Poland ramps up LNG importsas end of Russian piped contract looms
  • WTO ruling backs EU on Third Energy Package dispute with Russia
  • Lire devaluation shuts in Turkish power production
  • Gazprom breaks export record... again
  • Romania's new offshore law aims to increase revenue, boost energy independence
  • Poland signs long-term contracts for US LNG to replace Russian piped gas
  • Cyprus plans to commission FSRU by 2020
  • TANAP section hits commissioning stage on time, under budget
  • Expectations of market tightening swing carbon price sentiment
  • Spain hopes for increased use of LNG facilities through law change
  • Gazprom's pragmatic capitulation in EC antitrust ruling
  • The wind of change blows through Poland's power mix
  • AlexandroupolisLNG terminal delay
  • Germany awards second round of offshore wind: one more step towards transition
  • France introduces new storage tariffs
  • Challenging market conditions test the resolve of large gas generators
  • Snam, Enagas and Fluxys win DESFA bid
  • Total confirms energy market ambitions with Direct Energie deal
  • Northwest Europe regas terminals come out of hibernation
  • Further Flamanvilleconstruction issues may push up cost, delay start
  • Belgium to phase out nuclear generation by 2025
  • Edison to spin off oil and gas unit
  • Europe's largest gas field to shut-in by 2030
  • Poland delivering new coal-fired power as decarbonisation slips
  • European gas storage eaten up by the 'Beast from the East'
  • How reliant is the UK on Russian gas and how quickly can it attract LNG?
  • E.ON-RWE deal on Innogy: a tale of two utilities
  • Germany's new coalition raises the bar on energy transformation
  • Did coal just rescue the UK gas market?
  • The Rain in Spain - continued
  • DESFA sale moves forward
  • Gazprom to end Ukrainian transit contract
  • Yamal LNG - is Europe just a stopover?
  • Could Eni's discovery in Cyprus spur further interest in the proposed East Mediterranean Gas Pipeline?
  • EdF proposes nuclear shutdowns from 2029
  • Dutch governmentadvised to cut Groningen production by45%
  • Dortyol FSRU – waiting to connect
  • Coalition talks in Germany push forward renewable ambition
  • Groningen field facing further production cuts
  • Norway revises gas production estimates up to 2022
  • French regulator approves TSO’s 2018 investment plans, looking forward to the single gas market
  • Russia's gas exports to Europe set to continue at record levels in 2018
  • An update on Gazprom vs Naftogaz
  • Algeria Southwest Phase 1 gas onstream before Christmas
  • Gas Explosion at the Baumgarten gas hub
  • UK gas marketproves resilient
  • Forties Pipeline System shutdown restricts UK associated gas production
  • EDF to invest in thesecond transition of French power
  • LNG re-exportssurge on high Asian prices
  • ARA coal price to remain buoyant through winter
  • French players reshuffle the cards on LNG
  • Europe on the cusp of ETS post-2020 agreement
  • France delays 50% nuclear target beyond 2025
  • European Gas Storage Inventory well above average in 2017
  • How bright is the future of nuclear power in the UK?
  • Scotland says no to unconventional oil & gas
  • Hansa Hydrocarbons confirms big Ruby discovery, offshore Netherlands
  • Centricaconfirmsapproval to deliverRough cushion gas
  • Gazprom’s gas production up by 54 bcm in first 3Q
  • Gazprom set to export record levels of gas to Turkey
  • Algeria Breakfast Briefing and positive news for Algerian gas supply
  • Storage plays key role during Nord Stream maintenance
  • London Gas, LNG and Power forum 2017: beyond the market consensus
  • UK Contracts for Difference results – wind bids breeze under nuclear

Tables and charts

This report includes 38 images and tables including:

  • Daily Ukraine transit to Slovakia vs technical capacity
  • European carbon and coal-to-gas switching prices
  • Swinoujscie LNG terminal monthly utilisation
  • Gazrprom exports- H1 2018
  • TANAP construction progress
  • Import markets affected
  • Gas storage in France depleted
  • Inventory at NWE regas terminals
  • Belgium nuclear phase out calendar
  • Groningen Production Plan vs. WM 2017 Base Case
  • New Polish coal-fired capacity
  • European gas storage levels
  • Where the first million tonnes of Yamal LNG landed
  • Where the cargoes ended up
  • Shipping time from key LNG supply sources to Isle of Grain (UK)
  • Annual power supply in Germany
  • UK gas supply mix - hourly 25/02/2018-05/03/2018 (interactive chart)
  • Spain hydro reserves
  • Where the first 10 Yamal LNG exports went
  • France power generation by fuel
  • NPD sales gas production forecasts to 2022*
  • Historical French hub prices
  • European gas supply mix
  • European gas supply mix 2017 vs 2016
  • Gas imports from Russia
  • UK gas supply mix - hourly 10/12/2017-13/12/2017 (interactive chart)
  • Europe LNG re-exports (interactive chart)
  • Thermal coal price indexes history (US$/t)
  • How Total's expanded LNG business will look
  • French reactor fleet age profile in 2025
  • French electricity mix
  • Storage Inventory for Main Capacity Holders
  • Gazprom's production up by 54 bcm in first 3Q
  • Gazprom's exports to Turkey 2016 vs 2017
  • Gazprom's European storage usage
  • UK offshore wind CfD strike prices and baseload price

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