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5 questions for Europe's gloomy natural gas market in 2016

Surge of supply poised to enter global markets next year

1st January, 2016
Glut of gas Pic: Getty

As the new year begins, Europe’s natural gas markets stand at the center of a web of geographic, financial and political factors that could reshape their future.

In 2015, natural gas prices declined as the result of an oversupply made worse by the falling cost of coal, rising use of renewables, better energy efficiency and the warmest year on record. The result: benchmark contracts had their first consecutive annual loss, ending the year...

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