What Impact May Brexit Have on the Gas Sector? | FTI Consulting

What Impact May Brexit Have on the Gas Sector?

Economic Consulting | Energy & Utilities | Gaz d’Aujourd’hui (Reprint)

February 20, 2018

In the wake of a hard Brexit, European gas market places would split up, reshaping the landscape of gas suppliers in Europe. In such a case, the North-West Europe hub that sets the tone of European gas prices would forfeit 45% of its GNL import capacity and 30% of its customers’ base while new regulatory hurdles and rise in physical interconnection costs would mechanically increase gas prices. The significant impact of Brexit for the European gas market suggests a careful assessment of risk and opportunities for states and gas operators arising from a possible hard Brexit scenario.

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