In his presentation, given at the recent Argus conference in Paris, Thierry Bros presents not only the LNG tightness indicator devised with Argus, but also the new European narrative for gas as explained in the last two OIES Quarterly Gas Reviews: 1/more coal to gas switching in Europe if the energy efficiency boost witnessed in […]
In Issue 3 of the Quarterly Gas Review, we explain why the EU Commission should consider transforming the crude and refined products strategic obligations into an energy storage obligation, allowing all fuels to be included, in the cheapest way, in providing the required energy storage buffer. This could be achieved by changing Directive 2009/119/EC which […]
Presented by Thierry Bros at FLAME 2018 – With gas markets working, policy makers and regulators should now only focus on preservation of competition for the benefit of customers.
In this first of a new series of Quarterly Gas Reviews, Thierry Bros provides his insights and analysis on recent regional and global pricing issues while also commenting on relevant questions concerning policy and market-related matters. The report contains two major sections: an analysis of prices and recent events and a “Quarterly Focus” which provides […]
Thierry Bros on the impact of the arrival of a new competitor (US LNG) on European prices where Gazprom has a sizeable market share and hence real market power, at the November 2017 Energetika Conference in St Petersburg.
This presentation was given by Dr. Thierry Bros at the first Future UK Gas Security Forum in London, 4 September 2017. The Future UK Gas Security Forum is funded by the University of Warwick’s ESRC Impact Accelerator Account and is a network comprised of academic, industry, policy making, Think-Tank and NGO experts and stakeholders involved in […]
This presentation was given by Thierry Bros at the Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen, 7-8 June 2017. Historically Africa is one of the world’s most neglected energy provinces where affordable clean energy is urgently needed. This presentation forms part of the OIES Gas Programme work on Africa and part of its ongoing research programme looking […]
In this presentation, Thierry Bros argues that the Dutch TTF is now the most liquid hub in Europe (in front of the UK NBP). He also analyses the dynamics of the new Groningen cap, US LNG and record Russian flows. The presentation concludes with a focus on the potential impacts of Brexit on policy and […]
Podcasts Thierry Bros on Brexit’s impact on UK natural gas markets Thierry Bros joins Lucie Roux, senior European gas specialist at S&P Global Platts, to discuss the challenges ahead for an import-dependent UK gas market facing potential export tariffs imposed on EU gas flowing to the UK, and the need for domestic LNG and storage […]
The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies is launching a new research theme on the impact of Brexit on gas markets. This publication dealing with Security of Supply is the first of a series that will focus on Brexit as negotiations continue between the UK and the EU. We conclude that: 1) the UK needs to […]