WASHINGTON – Dr Fatih Birol, the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department on Tuesday during a two-day visit to the United States.
Strong demand growth from China, greater industrial demand, and rising supplies from the United States, will transform global natural gas markets over the next five years according to the International Energy Agency’s latest market forecast.
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether supply agreements between Qatar Petroleum companies exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) and European importers have hindered the free flow of gas within the European Economic Area (EEA), in breach of EU antitrust rules.
The World Energy Outlook is the gold standard of long-term energy analysis. The 2018 edition provides updated analysis to show what the latest data, technology trends and policy announcements might mean for the energy sector to 2040. It also outlines an integrated way to meet multiple sustainable development goals: limiting the global temperature rise in line with the Paris Agreement, addressing air pollution, and ensuring universal access to energy.
Brussels, 18 May 2018 – NGVA EUROPE, the European association representing the entire natural gas value chain, from gas extraction to dispensing at the refueling station, covering CNG, LNG and renewable gas, welcomes the new proposal on CO2 standards for HDVs tabled by the European Commission. It introduces a strong European action to curb emissions of the sector, which the industry has already embraced in its continuous efforts and commitment towards decarbonisation and fuel efficiency.
A press release by the European Commission is also available.
The JRC has provided essential scientific support to the design of many of the initiatives of the 3rd mobility package. In particular, evidence provided by the JRC – on present Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDV) emissions and technologies, the impact of policy options for HDV, and the requirements and impacts of connected and automated mobility – formed the basis of the final package.
“Are we entering a Golden Age of Gas?” – That was the question the International Energy Agency asked in 2011 when examining the combination of market dynamics and policies that might allow natural gas to thrive in the future.