Posts Categorized: Gas News

Norway overtakes Russia as top European gas supplier

Norway has overtaken Russia as Western Europe’s largest gas supplier. The news, reported by Reuters last week, comes after EU member states have actively tried to reduce their dependence on Russian energy amidst growing concerns over coercion and geopolitical instability. During the first quarter of 2015, Norway exported 29.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) to countries… Read more »

The SME’s guide to buying gas more cheaply

Business has published a new guide to purchasing gas for small and medium size businesses. This guide is designed for business leaders and owner managers who want to reduce their energy expenditure and protect their bottom line against market shocks. It is packed with practical tips and actionable advice related to developing an energy… Read more »

20% of Business Leaders Don’t Understand Energy Bills

A survey of business leaders published last month revealed some concerning insights. It found that one in five business people do not understand even the most basic aspects of their energy bill, and consequently are paying higher prices than they should be. The findings paint a bleak picture of energy intelligence within British businesses. A massive… Read more »

Is Russia Putin Up European Gas Prices?

Energy market analysts have a particularly strong understanding of cause and effect. They are experts at spotting links between two events which, on face value, seem vastly unrelated. One such link can be found between a few words spoken by a man on the other side of the globe, and the cost of heating a… Read more »

Higher Energy Prices Expected as Supply Giants Cut Industry Investment

Many businesses and consumers are enjoying the positive effects of falling oil prices in the UK. At the same time though, many large energy companies, as well as their investors, are cringing at the thought of $50 oil barrels. Pinched profits and falling share prices have forced industry executives into taking ill-advised investment decisions. Many commentators… Read more »