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France energy markets outlook H1 2014 – gas

France energy markets outlook H1 2014 – gas

Report summary

Mild temperatures throughout Q1 2014 have resulted in weak gas demand in France and throughout Europe. In addition, low demand in the UK has further exacerbated the situation in continental Europe, as limited exports through the Interconnector (IUK) and increased imports from Norway have more than compensated reduction in Dutch production. Prices have come under pressure...

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  • France energy markets outlook H1 2014 – gas PDF - 1.00 MB 36 Pages, 9 Tables, 17 Figures
  • EGAPS France Gas.xls XLS - 7.27 MB


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  • Executive summary
    • Recent trends
    • Short/Mid term outlook summary (2014- 2017)
    • Long term outlook summary (2018- 2030)
  • Economic outlook
  • Market structure
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key offices
  • Demand
    • Recent events and short term outlook
    • Forecast summary
    • Non-power gas demand
      • Residential
      • Commercial
      • Industrial
      • Other
      • Uncertainties
  • Supply
  • Infrastructure
    • Current gas infrastructure
      • Current LNG infrastructure
      • Existing pipeline infrastructure
      • Current gas storage infrastructure
    • New gas infrastructure
      • New pipeline infrastructure
      • New LNG infrastructure
      • New storage infrastructure
  • Contracts
    • Piped imports: historical flows and contracts
      • Recent trends
      • Contracts
    • LNG imports: historical flows and contracts
      • Recent trends
      • Contracts
    • Gas exports: historical flows and contracts
  • Supply-demand balances
  • Costs
    • Tariffs for transportation
      • GRTgaz charges
      • TIGF charges
  • Prices
    • PEGs and price development
    • French hub gas price forecast
    • Trading at PEGs
    • Gas consumer prices
  • Margins
    • Household sector
    • Industrial sector

In this report there are 26 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Economic outlook
    • Q1 2014 Economic indicators (2005-2030)
    • GDP forecast - France
  • Market structure
    • French gas network
  • Policy and regulation
    • Policy and regulation: Table 1
    • Key targets
  • Demand
    • Quarterly French gas demand by sector (Q1 2010-Q4 2014)
    • Gas demand by sector 2005 to 2030
  • Supply
    • Supply: Image 1
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Image 1
  • Contracts
  • Supply-demand balances
    • Gas supply demand gap
    • Gas flows into France
    • French export and transit gas flows
  • Costs
    • Costs: Image 1
    • GRTgaz French entry and exit capacity charges 2014
    • TIGF French entry and exit capacity charges 2014
    • Costs: Table 3
  • Prices
    • Annual gas prices (real 2014)
    • Prices: Image 2
    • Prices: Image 3
  • Margins
    • Regulated vs. market priced consumers and volumes March 2014
    • Margins: Table 2
    • Household sector gross margins based on Typical Oil Indexed contract (2007-2013)
    • Household sector gross margins based on PEG Nord hub pricing (2007-2013)
    • Household sector cost breakdown June 2013
    • Industrial sector gross margins based on oil indexed contract prices (2007-2013)
    • Industrial sector gross margins based on PEG Nord hub pricing (2007-2013)
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