Gas Demand Projections Slashed Amid Risks

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Natural gas is today seen as more controversial and risky than years past, and that shift is showing up glaringly in gas demand projections. It is stunning to see how several energy scenarios — such as those of the International Energy Agency (IEA) but also BP, Equinor, TotalEnergies and consultancy DNV — have slashed potential gas demand in their 2022 versions compared to 2020-21. Uncertainties surround Russian gas, methane leakage, and gas' damaged perception in the public eye.

Gas Demand, CO2 Emissions, Low-Carbon Policy
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