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Fifteenth Session of the Working Party on Gas 
Geneva, 18-19 January 2005




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Presentations by the UNECE Secretariat

Programme of Work in Energy Section of Sustainable Energy Division (IREEDD)
Prepared by Mr. George Kowalski, 
Director, IREEDD

64 KB [English]
The Gas Centre Database
Prepared by Mr. Alain Tournebise,
Gas Centre Database Manager, Gas Centre, UNECE
220 KB [English]

UNECE Programmes of Work on Coal Mine Methane and Supply of Fossil Fuels
Prepared by Ms. Charlotte Griffiths, IREEDD

1 475 KB [English]
Energy Efficiency 21 (EE21)
Prepared by Mr. Gianluca Sambucini, IREEDD
475 KB [English]
Energy Security Forum
Prepared by Mr. Alex Chachine, IREEDD
300 KB [English]
Presentations by Countries (more presentations will be added as soon as they become available)

Natural Gas Penetration In The Light Of New Albanian Energy Strategy
Prepared by the Worldbank
145 KB [English]

Austrian Gas Sector in 2003 and 2004
Prepared by Ms. Angela Siebenhandl, Senior Energy Adviser, Energy Department Federal Ministry, Austria
247 KB [English]


JSC «Beltransgaz» European Gas Transportation System
Prepared by Mr. Andrei Dobrakhotau Deputy Head of Section, BELTRANSGAZ,

10 972 KB



Nouvelle progression des ventes de gaz naturel
Prepared by Mr. Ferdinand De Lichtervelde, Secrétaire Général, FIGAZ,
2 688 KB [Francais]


Bulgarian Gas Industry in 2004
Prepared by Mr. Martin Boyadjiev Overgas, Bulgaria

1 440 KB [Pусский]

Natural Gas in Croatia, Report 2004
Prepared by Mr. Ante Zedelj Manager, CROPLIN, Croatia
126 KB [English]

Czech Republic

Gas Industry in the Czech Republic
Prepared by Mr. Josef Antos Ministerial Counsellor, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Department of Gas and Liquid Fuels, Czech Republic

346 KB [English]

Le Gaz Naturel en France en 
Prepared by Mr. Jean-Pierre 
Holuigue Head of Technical Affairs (Gas), Ministry of Economy, Finance 
and Industry, France
199 KB [Francais]
Georgia Georgian Gas Industry
Prepared by  Mr. Ivane Zazashvili, Chairman, "ECOENGINEERING" NGO Ecology and Underground Metal Communications, Georgia
75 KB [Pусский]

Report on the Development of the Gas Industry in the Federal Republic of Germany in 2004
Prepared by Mr. Gunter Waschke, Head of Division, Gas Policy Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour, Germany
78 KB [English]

Natural Gas in Hungary in 2004
Prepared by Mr. Tamas Korosi Senior Leading Advisor Hungarian Energy Office, Hungary

921 KB [Presentation]
62 KB [Text]
Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Iran's Strategy for Export of Natural Gas
Prepared by Mr. M.A. Sarmadi-Rad, Director, Regional Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
103 KB [English]

Italy: Provisional Data on 2004
Prepared by Mr. Paolo Verri, Economist, ENI SpA, Italy

67 KB [English]

Brief Review of Gas Industry Developments in  Norway
Prepared by Mr. John Tore Vatnar Executive Officer Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Norway
64 KB [English]


Gas Industry in Poland in 2004
Prepared by Mr. Boleslaw Rey, Deputy Director Energy Security Department, Ministry of Economy and Labour, Poland

93 KB [English]
Russian Federation

Russian Gas Industry: 2004 and New Horizons
Prepared by Mr. Theodore Shtilkind, Deputy General Director,
NIIGazekonomika GAZPROM, Russian Federation
94 KB [English]
132 KB [Pусский]
Serbia and Montenegro

Gas Sector in Serbia
Prepared by Ms. Branka Tubin Advisor to the Minister Ministry of Mining and Energy, Serbia and Montenegro
581 KB [English]

Recent Developments in Gas Industry in Slovakia
Prepared by Mr. Jozef Urbanek Head of International Cooperation Department Slovak Gas Industry (SPP), Slovakia
93 KB [English]

Natural Gas Market in Slovenia 2004
Prepared by Mr. Albin Rome, Senior Adviser,  Geoplin d.o.o, Slovenia
361 KB [English]

Overview of the Spanish Gas Market in Year 2004
Prepared by Ms. Maria Henche Pena Chief of Service, Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce, Spain
214 KB [English]

La Situation du Gaz Naturel en Suisse en 2004
Prepared by Mr. Andreas Grossen, Head of Gas Industry Department, Swiss Association of Gas Industry, Switzerland

15 KB [Francais]

Supply and Demand of Natural Gas in Turkey
Prepared by  Ms. Arzu Gunel Expert on Financial Analysis BOTAS Petroleum Pipeline Corporation, Turkey
640 KB [English]

Actual Development of the Ukrainian Gas Industry in 2004
Prepared by Mr. Igor Ponomarenko Head of Department,  Ukrtransgas AC,
85 KB [English]
United Kingdom

UK Gas Suppy/Demand Situation and Prospects
Prepared by Mr. Mostefa Ouki, Manager, Gas & Upstream Nexant Ltd, United Kingdom
123 KB [English]

United States

Update on North American Energy Markets
Prepared by Mr. Benjamin Schlesinger Benjamin Schlesinger & Associate, United States

325 KB [English]
Presentations by other International Organizations

International Gas Union 2005-2006
Prepared by Mr. Peter K. Storm, Secretary General, International Gas Union

2 855 KB [English]

Security of Gas Supply in Open Markets
Prepared by Ms. Sylvie Cornot-Gandolphe, Principal Gas Expert, International Energy Agency

1 573 KB [English]

Emerging Models of NGV Market Development
Prepared by Mr. Jeffrey M. Seisler, Executive Director, European Natural Gas Vehicle Association (ENGVA)

1 575 KB [English]
The Players on the European Gas Market: Positioning and Strategies
Prepared by Ms. Marie-Francoise Chabrelie, Secretary General, CEDIGAZ,
459 KB [English]

International Developments in LP Gas Markets
Prepared by Ms. Johanna Wickstrom Project Manager, World LP Gas Association

322 KB  [English]