An uncertain future

So many things can change in twenty or thirty years. Statements about natural gas demand in Europe increasing by 1.5%–3% per annum up to 2030 may prove to be correct by the end of the period. But these predictions really tell us very little about the evolution of natural gas demand during the next 25 years, and whether there is a different story to tell about different countries/regions of Europe for different time frames.

It is common knowledge that natural gas demand in the non-power sector