Options for Gas Supply Diversification for the EU and Germany in the Next Two Decades

Gas provision and energy policy are complex issues that get the world talking. Nord Stream 2 has captured attention and, as for any new project of this scale, the discussions are vivid and opinions varied. These external reflections provide a snapshot of current research and perspectives on Nord Stream 2 and EU energy provision.

April 10, 2017 | In this study, the King’s Colleges European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) and the University of Cologne’s ewi Energy Research & Scenarios take a closer look at the economic implications of the construction of Nord Stream 2 for the EU gas market. In light decreasing domestic production and increasing competition, the study’s base case scenario exhibits a need for investment in new pipeline capacities (among them Nord Stream 2), while the variety in import capacities enhances Europe’s position as a gas importer when dealing with external suppliers.
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