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Capacity allocation developments in the gas market - facts and opinionsPublished: 2 of June, 2016

The European Network of Transmission System Operators plays a major role in creating uniform European markets for both electricity (ENTSOE) and gas (ENTSOG). Since its foundation in 2011 ACER (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) has provided ...

Gas infrastructure – Regional priority projects in Central and South Eastern EuropePublished: 26 of October, 2015

There are several EU documents declaring the need for more interconnectivity of the European gas networks, especially in South East Europe. Starting with the TEN-E Regulation, which sets the framework for defining projects of regional interest, to the ...

The end of the mega­pipeline era:Post­-South Stream implications for Central and South Eastern EuropePublished: 1 of March, 2015

Shortly after the sudden cancellation of South Stream, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller announced it would be replaced by a pipeline of the same capacity (63 bcm) delivered to Turkey across the Black Sea (13 bcm to the Turkish market replacing the trans-Balkan ...

Short­-term flexibility of the European gas infrastructurePublished: 1 of December, 2014

In our short piece, we evaluate the potential flexibility of the European gas infrastructure. First, we will first give a bird’s eye view on the total available flexibility measures. This simple review gives us the possibility to narrow down the scope of ...

Energy Infrastructure Projects of Energy Community InterestPublished: 1 of September, 2013

As we have previously indicated, the EU selects infrastructure development projects which enjoy priority on the community level based on a development plan. The Energy Community has also started shortlisting the electricity and natural gas infrastructure ...

Overview of regional storage facilities and forecast for storage demandPublished: 1 of June, 2013

In our previous article we covered the current market conditions of Hungarian gas storage facilities and the difficulties they face. Our first article expands this analysis to the countries within the Danube river basin. On top of portraying regional ...

How could gas become cheaper in Central and Eastern Europe?Published: 1 of September, 2012

In connection with the Ukrainian-Russian gas dispute of January 2009 the transit pipeline leading to Central Europe was turned off for a few days, instantly bringing the security of supply related exposure of the former Socialist countries to spotlight.