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Gas imports increased by 56% in the first eight months of 2021

Romania imported in the first eight months of 2021 a quantity of usable natural gas of 1.908 million tons of oil equivalent (toe), 56% (684,600 toe), higher than in the similar period of 2020, according to data centralized by INS.

The domestic natural gas production was in the mentioned period of 4.832 million toe, exceeding by 1.8% (87,100 toe) the one from January-August 2020.
The National Strategy and Forecast Commission estimated for this year a gas production of 7.4 million toe and imports of 2.32 million toe, increasing by 1.5% and 38% compared to 2020. For 2022, The National Strategy and Forecast Commission forecasts a production of 7.475 million toe (plus 1%) and imports of 2.795 million toe (plus 20.5%), according to Agerpres.

Source: energynomics.ro

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Public consultation on future EU rules to reduce methane emissions

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on regulating methane emissions in the energy sector. The aim of this 12-week consultation is to help the Commission prepare proposals for new EU legislation to further reduce methane emissions in the energy sector. Reducing methane emissions is one of the priority initiatives in the European Environment Agreement, and the EU’s methane strategy highlights the potential to contribute to meeting key climate goals, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The methane strategy aims to limit global warming by 2050, improve air quality and strengthen the EU’s global leadership in the fight against climate change.

Source: energynomics.ro

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Romania imported 10% more crude oil in the first eight months of the year, compared to 2020.

Domestic crude oil production exceeded 2.085 million toe, being 4.7% (102,400 toe) lower than last year.

According to the National Commission for Strategy and Forecast, crude oil production for this year is estimated at 3.275 million toe (minus 3.2% compared to 2020), and in 2022 at 3.2 million toe (minus 2.3%).

Imports are expected to 8.425 this year (plus 20.7%) and 8.815 million toe in 2022 (plus 4.6%), according to INS data. 

Source: digi24.ro

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