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The OECD holds a roundtable on promoting competition in the natural gas industry

Executive summary, by the Secretariat In the light of the written submissions, the background note and the oral discussion, the following points emerge: (1) Demand for natural gas stems primarily from its use as a source of energy, particularly in the provision of heating and in the generation of electricity. In many, but not all, of its uses natural gas competes with other energy sources, including coal, oil and electricity. Some, but not all, natural gas users could switch to electricity, especially in the medium to long-term. Conversely some, especially large, electricity users and electricity generators could switch to gas, especially with the growth of small-scale, clean, efficient gas-turbine generators. Natural gas is both an energy source and an input into some production

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  • OECD - Competition Division (Paris)

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OECD, The OECD holds a roundtable on promoting competition in the natural gas industry, 1 February 2000, e-Competitions February 2000, Art. N° 85747

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