Looking to the long term


It’s become a mantra,” says Jean-Marie Devos, general secretary of the Brussels-based gas industry lobby group, Eurogas. He refers to the closing statement on the need for long-term contracts in Eurogas’s October 2 press release, which urges an October meeting of the European Council to clarify the European Union’s agenda on natural gas market liberalisation. “Long-term contracts should be well considered for the important role they play, and gas network development should be left to