EU to unleash gas comeback in 2020

An impending reform of the entire European gas market could be on the way with the aim to give gas a far larger role in the energy mix. Danish gas market players believe that this could be to Denmark's advantage as the country is a leader in new technologies within the field.

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After many years on the sidelines in the European energy mix, gas could soon become a focus point of European energy policy, say several players in the industry after recent comments from the EU.

In November, Politico interviewed the highest-ranking official from the EU Commission's energy department, Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, where he announced big plans for existing infrastructure. Borchardt explained that he would "launch a reform of the gas market," as one of the first steps when the new EU Commission takes effect after 2020.

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