Image courtesy of EnagásNatural gas demand in Spain in February closed the month with a 16.9 percent increase year on year, reaching 34.1 TWh, according to the Spanish LNG terminal operator, Enagás.The increase in demand came mostly from the industrial sector as a response to the lower temperatures which also spurred the rise in demand for natural gas used in power generation.Enagás noted that industrial sector, which represents over 50 percent of the total natural gas consumption, used up 17.3 TWh in February, adding that the consumption kept rising since May 2016.Conventional demand, which covers use by homes, businesses and industries, grew 15.5 percent in February compared to the corresponding month in 2016 reaching 29.6 TWh.The increase in electricity demand boosted the demand for natural gas from the power generation sector which saw an increase of 26.9 percent, reaching 4.5 TWh, Enagás said.
Photo: This accident happened at around 6pm Wednesday night – Adam Reaburn/Energeticcity.caMoose FM has received reports that the Rose Prairie Road is down to single lane traffic north of the Montney turnoff. The single lane traffic appears to be the result of an accident involving a service rig which is reportedly flipped over on the road. The accident occured around 6pm Wednesday night.- Advertisement -The road will be closed at times this evening as crews work to clean up the accident. No one was injured.Please use the appropriate detours and watch Energeticcity.ca for more information.
Mauro Icardi [right] in action for Inter Milan Arsenal and Chelsea have been put on red alert by the news Inter Milan will cash in on Mauro Icardi if they fail to qualify for the Champions League.Roberto Mancini’s side are currently sitting fifth in Serie A, two places outside qualification for next season’s competition.Inter have not been in the Champions League since 2011, causing them to miss out on the vast amounts of money involved.After sitting top at Christmas this season, it was hoped the club would return to Europe’s premier club competition.But a drop in form has seen them slide down the table and now, according to Corriere dello Sport, Inter are ready to sell Icardi if they do not book a spot.The striker’s departure would cause a significant boost to the club’s finances as he would command a fee of over £30m.Arsenal and Chelsea have a long-term interest in the Argentina international, while Manchester United are on the hunt for attacking reinforcements this summer. 1