There is no substitute for physical structure - We take a look at Eastern Europe's dependence on near-monopoly supply from Russia.
Our analyst looks at The Northern Gas Project - Under consideration since 2001, nothing much has happened so far. However, using the Polish gas network as a transport hub, Norwegian gas could be sent to other countries in Central Europe.
Cheap, fast, good: US developers like Cheniere are looking to new technology like the FSRU to speed demand to market at edge of existing gas grids.
Our analysts look at Russian Gas vs US LNG in the European market.
Read our analysis of The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH Gas Hub Baumgarten), the leading hub for trading gas from the East to Europe.
The importance of and growing interest in the Central & Eastern European gas sector was made abundantly clear in February by the success of the inaugural Central & Eastern European (CEE) Gas Conference at the Sheraton, Zagreb.
From the Balkans all the way up to the Baltic Coast, security of supply through diversity of supply is the key issue. The CEE Gas Conference in Zagreb has been seized upon by government ministers and energy executives from across the region as an opportunity to forge partnerships.
The following CEE Region Ministers & regulators have confirmed their attendance at the Central & Eastern European Gas Conference:
With the Central & Eastern European Gas Conference just under a month away, we asked Piotr Kuś, Head of the Brussels Business Unit at Gaz System for his opinion on the Polish & CEE gas markets.
Europe continues the process of physically integrating its gas networks. The Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) intends to complete its integration into the PEGAS trading system by the end of 2016 ushering in a new era of transcontinental trading.