Event:

EU and UK gas security of supply [WP1121]

Forecasts indicate that by 2030 up to 70% of the EU’s natural gas consumption will have to be imported. Ensuring gas security of supply at reasonable prices has consequently become a major preoccupation for both the European Union and its member states. The UK, for example, had been self-sufficiet for gas since the 1960’s but is now increasingly dependent on imports.

The need for policy initiatives at EU level has become widely accepted, but Europe-wide agreement on details and implementation has faced major obstacles. Efforts to formulate common EU energy policies, including on gas supply, are nonetheless continuing and making progress.


Date:
Mon 23 - Wed 25 January, 2012
Venue:

Wiston House

Wilton Park
Wiston House, Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3DZ
+44 (0) 1903 815 020
For more information see Your stay at Wilton Park

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Event no:
WP1121
Themes:
Multilateral institutions, key countries and regions, Sustainable development and the environment
Tags:
energy, energy security

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Gas security (WP1121)

Published: 2 Apr 2012

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Robert Grant: Programme Director

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