11.06.2014 - Global natural gas faces challenges from coal, pricing difficulties: IEA
Despite its many advantages, natural gas is losing ground globally to its rivals while buyers and sellers struggle to agree on what constitutes a fair price, the International Energy Agency said in a report published Tuesday. In its annual Medium-Term Gas Market Report, it said global gas demand grew less last year than did demand for competing fuels: estimated at 3.49 trillion cubic meters, it was up just 1.2% from 2012, while oil demand rose 1.4%, coal was up 3-4% and renewables were up more than 4%...............................................Full Article: Source
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