Saturday, February 04, 2006

Gas Wars

Ukraine and Russia fight of price, distribution and ownership

As Russia and Ukraine continue to fight over gas distribution, Market share and price
The attached map shows the current and proposed distribution of gas to Europe.

In reality the building or alternative gas pipelines provide for redundancy security and whilst Ukraine will loose out as alternative transportation options come online Europe's gas supplies becomes more reliable and more competitive in the process. More options more competition (In theory anyway)