Reasons behind the recent drop in EU gas prices

In this article published by Sky News Arabia, Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, discusses the main reasons behind the decrease of gas prices in Europe.

According to Dr Nakhle, the first reason includes a relatively warmer winter than historical averages, which eased demand for heating and, thus, for gas. The second reason includes the swiftness of EU member countries to fill up their gas storage ahead of winter. The third reason is the simple response of demand to prices with households, for instance, changing their consumption habits to rely less on gas.

Meanwhile, although Russian gas supplies have been reduced significantly, they have not been cut off entirely, in addition to greater supplies coming from other suppliers.

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