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BNEF, Snam, IGU report finds global gas industry set to resume growth post-pandemic; low-carbon technologies for long-term growth

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However, the resulting low gas prices, as well as clean air and climate policies, will promote further switching to gas from other more polluting energy sources, such as oil and coal. The pandemic has created disruption in the global energy sector, but low gas prices will ultimately stimulate demand growth as the economy recovers.

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A Glimpse Into The Post-Oil Era: How The Uneven Impacts Of 2025-2030 Peak Oil Demand Will Shape The Future Of Energy

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As Sheikh Zaki Yamani, a former Saudi oil minister, once said, “The stone age came to an end not for a lack of stones, and the oil age will end, but not for a lack of oil.” But some oil will still be being pumped at the end, and it won't be heavy, sour, far from water crude.

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Europe/US team: transitioning to a low-carbon world will create new rivalries, winners and losers

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So far, the policy focus has been on empowering the early winners of an unfolding renewable-energy race. For example, rich countries such as Germany can throw billions of dollars at their coal sector to ease their transition pain, offering generous financial aid to lignite-producing regions. —Goldthau et al. Business as usual.

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Europe moves forward on the Energy Union; transport key element

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Today, we launch the most ambitious European energy project since the Coal and Steel Community. Further, the Commission will work with Member States to develop access to alternative suppliers, including from the Southern Gas Corridor route, the Mediterranean and Algeria, in order to decrease existing dependencies on individual suppliers.