News Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:53:23 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Security of supply fears follow Ukrainian turmoil http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/122-security-of-supply-fears-follow-ukrainian-turmoil <p><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; color: #595959; font-size: 11pt;">In an interview with Utility Week today, David Cox, Managing Director of the Gas Forum said that the Ukraine crisis could lead to higher gas prices for UK consumers, to read more please click <a href="opinion#sthash.1IEkxzmT.dpbs" target="_blank">here</a></span></p> News Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:52:00 +0100 Gas Forum in the Media http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/120-gas-forum-in-the-media <p>Following publication of Ed Davey’s open letter to regulators, David Cox (Gas Forum MD) appeared live on Sky News on 10 February to comment on competition in the UK gas market, to view the interview please click <a href="http://youtu.be/f20P2KtjL3M" target="_blank">here</a></p> <p><a href="http://youtu.be/f20P2KtjL3M"></a> </p> News Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:52:34 +0100 Competition and Britain’s gas market – a lot of hot air? http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/119-competition-and-britains-gas-market--a-lot-of-hot-air <p>We conducted a lot of media interviews yesterday following Ed Davey’s comments on the level of competition in the retail gas market and the potential threat to break up energy companies if they were found to be operating monopolistic practices, to read more please click <a href="opinion#sthash.xSjmx6IL.dpbs" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:07:55 +0100 20th Anniversary Luncheon http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/118-20th-anniversary-luncheon <p>On 13th March, the Gas Forum will be hosting its annual luncheon at Drapers' Hall in London, this year's event will be particularly significant as it will mark the 20th anniversary of the Association. To find out more please click <a href="events/17-events/109-gas-forum-annual-luncheon-19th-march-2013#sthash.LyOtrCYM.dpbs" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:04:24 +0100 Myth busting - sifting energy facts from wishful thinking http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/117-myth-busting-sifting-energy-facts-from-wishful-thinking <p>In the furore about the rise of energy costs, several factors have been cited as contributing to escalating prices. David Cox, managing director of the Gas Forum, untangles the truth from the myths, to find out more click <a href="images/Energy_myths_-_February_14.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> </p> News Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:32:32 +0100 Ofgem Gas Transmission Charging Review http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/116-ofgem-gas-transmission-charging-review <p>The Gas Forum has today (20/01/2014) sent a letter to Ofgem outlining it's views on the Gas Transmission Charging Review. The letter has been submitted in conjunction with Energy UK and the Major End Users Council (MEUC).</p> <p>To view the letter please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20Ofgem%20GTCR%20letter%2020_01_2014.pdf" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:31:03 +0100 Gas Forum outlines concerns to Energy Minister on gas day change proposals http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/115-gas-forum-outlines-concerns-to-minister-on-gas-day-change-proposals <p>Oil and Gas UK, in conjunction with the Gas Forum have submitted a letter to Michael Fallon (Energy Minister) outlining their concerns regarding the proposed changes to the gas day as laid out in the CAM Network Code.</p> <p>The letter was a joint submission, given the issue impacts both the offshore and downstream markets, to view the correspondence please click <a href="admin/documents/07%20%2009-01-2014%20Michael%20Fallon%20MP.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p> </p> News Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:56:57 +0100 Gas Forum in the Media http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/113-gas-forum-responds-to-ofgems-gas-transmission-charging-review-call-for-evidence <p> </p> <p>Energy is extremely topical at present and the Gas Forum has been represented at both a local and macro level.</p> <h2><strong>11 December – CNBC Global Energy Debate</strong></h2> <p>David Cox, Managing Director of the Gas Forum will be one of the expert panel at CNBC’s global energy debate, which will take place <strong>Wednesday 11 December at 18:00</strong>, chaired by SquawkBox anchor, Geoff Cutmore. This will be the finale of a series of global brainstorms held in London, Bangkok and Delhi and will consider</p> <p>• innovation of e... News Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Ofgem's Gas Transmission Charging Review – Call for Evidence http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/112-gas-forum-responds-to-ofgems-gas-transmission-charging-review-call-for-evidence <p> </p> <p>Today (16th September 2013) the Gas Forum responded to Ofgem's Gas Transmission Charging Review – Call for Evidence. To view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20response%20to%20Ofgem%20Gas%20Transmission%20Charging%20Review%20.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> News Tue, 17 Sep 2013 13:41:58 +0100 Gas Forum Press Release - Gas Security of Supply SCR http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/111-gas-forum-press-release-gas-security-of-supply-scr <p>The Gas Forum has issued a press release in response to Ofgem's updates to the Gas Security of Supply Significant Code Review.</p> <p>To view the response please click <a target="_blank" href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20gas%20security%20of%20supply%20SCR%20updates%20-%2024%20July%2013%20FINAL.pdf">here.</a></p> News Tue, 23 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Ofgem open letter on REMIT http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/100-gas-forum-responds-to-ofgem-open-letter-on-remit <p>The Gas Forum has responded to Ofgem's open letter on <a href="http://www.ofgem.gov.uk/Markets/WhlMkts/remit/Pages/index.aspx" target="_blank">REMIT</a>, to view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/Ofgem%20REMIT%20response030513v2%20(2).pdf" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Tue, 07 May 2013 13:33:26 +0100 Gas Forum MD speaks at UK Power Generation Conference http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/99-gas-forum-md-speaks-at-uk-power-generation-conference <p><b>The role of gas in power generation</b></p> <p><b></b>A presentation by David Cox, managing director of the Gas Forum, on 29 April 2013 at the UK Power Generation Conference, which examined the impact of current policy and regulatory changes on the energy investment landscape. To view the presentation please click <a href="http://slidesha.re/100wFSF" target="_blank">here</a> <a href="http://slidesha.re/100wFSF"></a></p> News Tue, 30 Apr 2013 10:34:43 +0100 Gas is not a dirty word – can Government provide clarity? http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/95-gas-is-not-a-dirty-word--can-government-provide-clarity <p><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;">As part of its series on UK energy policy, The Daily Telegraph asked the Gas Forum for its opinion on the Energy Bill and the Gas Generation Strategy, and whether they will deliver the credible, balanced strategy that the UK requires to meet its future energy needs and carbon reduction goals? We thought you might like to read our response <a href="http://bit.ly/12vjUpg" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">here</span> </a></span></p>... News Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:12:30 +0100 Gas Forum responds to publication of the gas generation strategy http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/94-gas-forum-responds-to-publication-of-the-gas-generation-strategy <p>The Gas Forum today (7th December 2012) responded to the Government's publication of their gas generation strategy, to view the press release please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20response%20to%20publication%20of%20the%20Gas%20Generation%20Strategy.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> </p> News Fri, 07 Dec 2012 14:06:18 +0100 The Gas Forum welcomes the Energy Bill http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/93-the-gas-forum-welcomes-the-energy-bill <p>The Gas Forum today (23rd November 2012) issued a press release welcoming the imminent publication of the Energy Bill, to view the release please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20Gas%20Forum%20welcomes%20the%20Energy%20Bill%20-%2023%20Nov%2012v2.pdf" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Fri, 23 Nov 2012 10:57:22 +0100 The Gas Forum announces continued opposition to Ofgem’s Gas Security of Supply SCR decision http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/88-the-gas-forum-announces-continued-opposition-to-ofgems-gas-security-of-supply-scr-decision <p>The Gas Forum today (24th October 2012) issued a press release expressing its continued opposition to Ofgem's SCR decision. To view the release please click <a href="admin/documents/GF%20release%20-%20continued%20opposition%20to%20Ofgem%20SCR%20decision%20-%2024%2010%2012.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> News Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:58:55 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Ofgem's SCR final policy decision http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/87-gas-forum-responds-to-ofgems-scr-final-policy-decision <p>The Gas Forum has today (24/10/2012) responded to Ofgem's SCR final policy decision, to view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/GF%20SCR%20final%20policy%20decision%20181012.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> News Wed, 24 Oct 2012 14:09:02 +0100 Gas should not be excluded or marginalized in the current energy debate http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/86-gas-should-not-be-excluded-or-marginalized-in-the-current-energy-debate <p>Today (11/10/2012) the Gas Forum issued a press release in response to the current energy debate and the role gas can play. To view the release please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20Gas%20must%20not%20be%20marginalized%20in%20the%20current%20energy%20debate%20-%20%2011%20October%202012.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>. </p> News Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:16:22 +0100 Gas Forum Alternative Proposals for Ofgem's Security of Supply SCR http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/83-gas-forum-alternative-proposals-for-ofgems-security-of-supply-scr <p>At the Ofgem workshop, held on the 21st September, the Gas Forum presented an alternative proposal to Ofgem's Security of Supply Significant Code Review (SCR). The proposals were developed by the Gas Forum alongside other interested industry parties including Oil & Gas UK and the MEUC. To view the proposals please click <a href="admin/documents/Presentation%20Gas%20Forum%20SCR%20proposals150812_RF.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> News Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:58:11 +0100 South Hook Gas joins the Gas Forum http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/76-south-hook-gas-joins-the-gas-forum <p>The Gas Forum are delighted to welcome South Hook Gas as a new member. </p> <p>Rashid Al-Marri, South Hook Gas General Manager said: “The Gas Forum is a key organisation for the industry as it provides a channel for on-going dialogue between the natural gas sector, governments and regulators. In addition, it gives market participants an opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills through the training provided and I look forward to South Hook Gas being an active member of the group”.</p> <p>In welc... News Thu, 24 May 2012 12:38:27 +0100 Gas Forum responds to consultation on changes to Ofgem's licensing policy for gas traders http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/69-gas-forum-responds-to-ofgems-consultation-on-changes-to-ofgems-licensing-policy-for-gas-traders The Gas Forum has today responded to Ofgem's consulation on changes to licencing policy for gas traders, to view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20Ofgem%20Traders%20Consultation%20v2.pdf">here</a>. News Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:33:01 +0100 Gas Forum primed for challenges in 2012 http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/67-gas-forum-primed-for-challenges-in-2012- <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">At the Gas Forum’s 16th Annual Luncheon, David Cox, managing director of the Gas Forum outlined the issues faced by the association and the gas industry in the year ahead. For further detail, click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20Gas%20Forum%20primed%20for%20challenges%20in%202012%20-%202%20March.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Walter Boltz, Vice Chair of the Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators (ACER), used his keynote address to commend the benefits of the EU single market, details of which can be found <a href="admin/documents/walter_boltz_gf_luncheon0203%2012.pdf">here</a>.</span></span></p>... News Fri, 02 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0100 Gas security of supply SCR – the unintended consequences of price capping http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/66-gas-security-of-supply-scr--the-unintended-consequences-of-price-capping- <p><b><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;">Following recent issues in Italy, the Gas Forum reiterates its concern about Ofgem’s proposals for imbalance pricing and the introduction of price caps, urging Ofgem to reconsider. To view the press release issued today please click <a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20unintended%20consequences%20of%20price%20capping%20-%2024%20Feb%202012.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</span></b></p> <span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;"></span>... News Fri, 24 Feb 2012 12:39:02 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Ofgem's SCR draft policy decision http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/63-gf-responds-to-ofgems-scr-draft-policy-decision <p><b><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;">Following a review of Ofgem’s draft policy for the gas security of supply significant code review (SCR), the Gas Forum is disappointed by the approach that Ofgem is recommending in relation to security of supply. For more details, see the media <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="admin/documents/Gas%20Forum%20release%20-%20gas%20security%20of%20supply%20SCR%20-%2031%20Jan%202012%20-%20FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">release</a> and the <span style="text-decoration: underline;">consultation <a href="admin/documents/GF%20SCR%20policy%20decision%2031%20Jan%202012%20-%20FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">response</a></span></span></span></b></p> <span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;"></span></span></span>... News Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:42:21 +0100 Gas Forum appoints its first MD http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/61-gas-forum-appoints-its-first-md The Gas Forum has today (17th Jan 2012) appointed its first Managing Director, David Cox, speaking on the appointment David Faragher (Gas Forum Chairman) said... <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: 'Calibri','sans-serif';">“The Gas Forum needs to focus on several key issues that will shape the future of the gas industry”. “In the UK we have to challenge any misconceptions that gas cannot play a major role in contributing to the long term carbon reduction policy objective. We must ensure that gas is not squeezed out of the energy market by misdirecte... News Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:48:55 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Ofgem's Xoserve review http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/59-gas-forum-responds-to-xoserve-consultation The Gas Forum has responded to Ofgem's review of Xoserve, to view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/GF%20xoserveOfgemconresponse101111final.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> News Fri, 18 Nov 2011 16:11:15 +0100 Gas Forum Chairman's interview with EnergyLiveNews http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/58-gas-forum-chairmans-interview-with-energylivenews The Gas Forum Chairman (David Faragher) was interviewed by EnergyLiveNews recently. In the interview David covered the role of the Gas Forum in the UK gas market, and spoke about the new MD position that the Gas Forum had recently advertised, to view the interview please click <a href="http://www.energylivenews.com/2011/11/01/the-gas-forum-what-does-it-do-2/" target="_blank">here</a>. News Wed, 02 Nov 2011 15:08:45 +0100 Gas Forum Response to Theft Consultation http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/56-gas-forum-response-to-theft-consultation The Gas Forum has responded to Ofgem's Theft Consultation, to view the response please click <a href="admin/documents/GF%20NRPSOfgemconresponse241011.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> News Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:48:01 +0100 The Gas Forum publishes its position on European developments http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/54-the-gas-forum-publishes-its-position-on-european-developments <p>The Gas Forum has today (22/09/11) published its new position paper "Delivering competitive gas markets across Europe" to view the paper please click <a href="opinion" target="_blank">here</a></p> News Thu, 22 Sep 2011 09:38:17 +0100 Gas Forum responds to Secretary of State's speech http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/53-gas-forum-responds-to-secretary-of-states-speech The Gas Forum responds to Chris Huhne's speech at the Liberal Democrats conference, to view the response please click <a href="news-and-events/press-releases">here</a> News Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:06:16 +0100 Gas Forum responds to CEER's Gas Target Model Consultation http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/52-gas-forum-responds-to-ceers-gas-target-model-consultation The Gas Forum has resoponded to CEER's Gas Target Model consultation, to view the response please click <a href="opinion/consultation-responses" target="_blank">here</a> News Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:25:23 +0100 Gas Forum responds to ENTSOG's CAM Network Code Consultation http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/51-gas-forum-responds-to-entsogs-cam-network-code-consultation The Gas Forum has responded to ENTSOG's draft CAM Network Code Consultation, to view the response please click <a href="opinion/consultation-responses">here</a> News Fri, 05 Aug 2011 08:23:38 +0100 Gas Forum attends Energy & Climate Change Select Committee http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/50-gas-forum-attends-energy-a-climate-change-select-committee The Gas Forum attended the Energy & Climate Change Select Committee today (28th June) to give verbal evidence to the Commitee in support of their response to the call for evidence on "The UK's energy supply: security or independance?" to access a link to the meeting please click <a href="http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=8723" target="_blank">here </a>   News Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:12:03 +0100 Gas Forum responds to ACER's consultation on gas balancing http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/49-gas-forum-responds-to-acers-consultation-on-gas-balancing The Gas Forum has responded to ACER's consultation on "Framework Guidelines on Gas Balancing in Transmission Systems", to view the response click <a href="opinion/consultation-responses" target="_blank">here</a> News Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:39:41 +0100 Gas Forum Press Release - Response to Ofgem Review http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/47-gas-forum-press-release-response-to-ofgem-review <p>The Gas Forum has issued a press release in response to DECC's conclusions following the review of the regulator, Ofgem.</p> <p>To view the response please click <a target="_blank" href="admin/documents/GF%20press%20release%20-%20Ofgem%20review.pdf">here.</a></p> News Fri, 20 May 2011 08:19:55 +0100 Gas Forum issues a press release - Fleetwood IAE http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/46-gas-forum-issues-a-press-release-fleetwood-iae The Gas Forum today issued a press release in response to Ofgem's decision letter on the Fleetwood Income Adjusting Event, to read the release please click <a target="_blank" href="news-and-events/press-releases">here</a> News Tue, 10 May 2011 10:41:31 +0100 Gas Forum responds to... http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/44-gas-forum-responds <p>The Gas Forum has responded to Ofgem's consultation letter: Fleetwood Income Adjusting Event</p> <p>To view the response please click <a target="_blank" href="opinion/consultation-responses">here</a></p> News Tue, 05 Apr 2011 10:44:39 +0100 Gas Forum response to ECC Call for Evidence http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/43-gas-forum-response-to-ecc-call-for-evidence Gas Forum responds to the Energy and Climate Change Committee's (ECC) call for evidence "The UK’s Energy Supply: security or independence? <div class="hero-section"> <div class="rte"> <p> To view the response please click <a target="_blank" href="opinion/consultation-responses">here</a></p> </div> </div> News Thu, 31 Mar 2011 16:06:33 +0100 Gas Forum responds to DECC's Electricity Market Reform Consultation http://gasforum.co.uk/news/5-news/42-gas-forum-responds-to-deccs-electricity-market-reform-consultation <p><span style="color: #000000;">To view the Gas Forum response to the EMR please click <a target="_blank" href="opinion/consultation-responses">here</a></span></p> News Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:59:22 +0100