No 45



Eurogas Sees EU15 Gas Demand Growing 40% by 2020

Eurogas, the European organization representing the gas industry, has forecast that gas demand in the EU15 countries (i.e. the current membership) will rise by over 40% by 2020 to 475mn tons of oil equivalent (toe) from 338mn toe in 2001. As a proportion of EU15 primary energy consumption, gas will rise from 23% in 2001 to 28% in 2020, Eurogas said. In terms of import dependency, Eurogas forecast that...