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Diminishing opportunitiesAlmost a quarter of the gas market evaporated since market liberalisationPublished: 1 of March, 2012

Following the mild, almost spring-like weather of November and December the troubles of the gas sector reached the headlines and “Have a cold winter!” became the choice of farewell wish at many natural gas conferences. Therefore, we thought it’s worthwhile to review the domestic natural gas consumption of the last few years, if there is any clearly visible tendency, and whether everything can be explained simply by the vagar- ies of the weather, or even contracting a shaman to assure a cold winter is not any more sufficient to return to the consumption level of the “good old times”.