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Pegged apart: French gas prices, a north-south divide

Pegged apart: French gas prices, a north-south divide

Report summary

In recent years, there has been a disconnect in French gas prices, with with prices in the south of the country trading at a premium.

The key driver for this lack of North-South transmission capacity, which leaves the south more exposed to global LNG dynamics and subject to influence from the Spanish market. 

There are plans to upgrade capacity and introduce other measures to create a single French gas market to ease this problem, but these are not expected before 2018.

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  • Pegged apart: French gas prices, a north-south divide PDF - 1.34 MB 4 Pages, 0 Tables, 3 Figures
  • PEG Sud Differential.xls XLS - 88.50 KB


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  • Executive Summary
  • Why does PEG Sud trade at a premium?
  • Why were prices so high in December 2013?
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 3 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
  • Why does PEG Sud trade at a premium?
    • France gas zones map
  • Why were prices so high in December 2013?
  • Conclusion
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