BELGIUM CASTS EYES ON BIGGER ROLE IN EUROPEAN NATURAL GAS OPERATIONS

Belgium expects steady growth in its gas demand and sees a growing role for the Belgian gas grid as a transit route for supplies from Norway to other European countries. Erwin Van Bruysel, assistant director of gas supply for Distrigaz SA, Brussels, said Belgium's gas demand is expected to reach 15 billion cu m/year between 2000 and 2005. Last year Belgium received 11 billion cu m of gas. Norway provided 20% of the total, Netherlands 40%, and Algeria 40% in the form of LNG delivered to the

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