Andreas Goldthau

Think globalizing gas markets enhance European energy security? Think again

In October’s edition of Government Gazette, the outlet of UK’s Centre for Parliamentary Studies, I make three points: European domestic shale gas production won’t make the difference; gas markets are probably going global but Europeans don’t get to decide on the new gas pricing model; and globalizing gas markets don’t necessarily mean lower prices. Worse, they are no easy ride either. In short, don’t expect markets to fix things that policy fails to tackle properly. Read the whole piece here.

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