Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry: Chapter 3 Gas Market Structure

Published: 26 February 2019

‘An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry’ is a series of eight separate chapters commissioned by Energy Systems Catapult and Energy Innovation Centre. This is Chapter 3 – Gas Market Structure and Statistics.

It provides a succinct overview of the current UK energy market structure, key players, and emerging trends of this rapidly evolving market. It is aimed at those new to the sector, those looking for a broader perspective and those with sector experience looking to consolidate their understanding.

Gas Market Structure and Statistics: Contents

Chapter 3 of the guide focuses on gas market structure, including:

  • Key industry areas
  • Production
  • UK gas demand
  • Access to gas
  • Overview of key market roles
  • Shipper / supplier
  • System operator
  • Joint office
  • Xoserve

An Introductory Guide to the GB Energy Industry: Contents

The guide won’t make you an expert in 40 pages, but it will give you a clearer picture of the current state of the market. We have provided eight key sections detailing the key areas of the market. These are:


Chapter 3: Gas Markets

The complete guide will also be available as a PDF download once all of the chapters have been released.

Each section has been authored by a subject expert from Cornwall Energy.

Download the gas markets guide via the form on the right of the page.

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