The Economics of Natural Gas Storage

A European Perspective

Editors: Cretì, Anna (Ed.)

  • Presents an in-depth economic analysis of storage activities and their regulation in Europe
  • Imparts profound knowledge about the European gas market
  • Provides insights into theoretical models as well as policy-regulatory issues
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About this book

Within the context of an evolving global market for natural gas and restructuring efforts in the European market, gas storage is an important element. Providing additional flexibility, promoting competition, and enhancing supply security are crucial factors for natural gas sector liberalization. Storage in Europe has come to the center of the energy policy debate mainly due to very cold temperatures in winter 2005/06 and gas price increases during that time period.

This book covers four main topics: development of commercial storage; access regulation; capacity allocation and market power; storage and security of gas supply. Each Chapter puts forth an innovative analytical model discussed or applied to realistically explain specific issues in one of the four biggest European gas consuming countries (France, Germany, Italy and the UK).

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"The book introduces new applications of economic models to describe the enlarged playing fields of gas storage operators in the competitive market. … The book is a collection of four articles by different authors and each targets a specific sub-task in the competitive market … . This book is definitely an important step in analyzing the complex task of storages in the gas market … . suggested to readers that are interested in the more technical background and theory of modelling the natural gas market." (Bastian Schwark, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Vol. 10 (4), 2009)


Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Gas Storage in Europe: Toward a Market-Oriented Approach

    Cretì, Anna

    Pages 1-12

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  • Final Remarks and Policy Recommendations

    Bonacina, Monica (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

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  • Expected Vs. Observed Storage Usage: Limits to Intertemporal Arbitrage

    Neumann, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 13-29

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  • Natural Gas Storage and Market Power

    Baranes, Edmond (et al.)

    Pages 31-54

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  • The Regulation of Access to Gas Storage

    Cavaliere, Alberto

    Pages 55-83

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eBook 101,14 €
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 126,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-540-79406-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover 126,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-09829-1
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Economics of Natural Gas Storage
Book Subtitle
A European Perspective
Editors
  • Anna Cretì
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-79407-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-79407-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-79406-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09829-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 116
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations
Topics