More than ever, energy is at the heart of debates.

Beyond economic and environmental considerations, national energy policies, once the realm of a few experts, have become a matter of societal choices.

Today, our world must seek less abundance and a more informed use of energy. In this context, natural gas plays a crucial role, yet unknown to the general public.

Gas in Focus aims at shedding light on the role of natural gas in this transitional period by providing public access to consolidated, enlightening and reliable information.

Thanks to the expertise of its founding members, GRTgaz and Sia Conseil, this natural gas “observatory” positions itself as a leading guide in this sector. It is composed of five information units: Infrastructures, Uses, Environment, Markets and Supply.

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Ukrainian crisis: can Europe do without Russian gas?

The current tensions between Russia and Ukraine might raise fears about Europe’s natural gas supply as winter approaches. Given that 50% of Russian gas to Europe currently passes through Ukraine, what might be the consequences for European countries if this crisis continues? What strategy can the EU adopt in order to guarantee its security of supply? Dependency on Russian gas that varies between EU countries.Russia has long been the world’s biggest gas producer. For several years, with the development of shale gas, Russia has been in the second position after the United States (with 16% of the world production in 2015)..In...