This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Germany. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines and gas storage) in Germany. The report compares the investment environment in Germany with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Germany together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 2000-2020.

Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, Gas Storage Terminals and pipelines in Germany for the period 2005-2017.

Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Germany.

Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Germany’s energy industry.

Information on the top companies in the Germany including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.

Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.

Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.

Reasons to Buy

Gain a strong understanding of the country’s energy market.

Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.

Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data.

Assess your competitor’s major natural gas assets and their performance.

Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.

Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events.

Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.

Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 7

1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Germany Energy Sector 10

2.1 Germany Energy Sector, Market Overview 10

2.2 Germany Energy Sector, Natural Gas 10

2.2.1 Germany Natural Gas, Overview 10

2.2.2 Germany Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 11

2.2.3 Germany Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 16

2.2.4 Germany Natural Gas, Infrastructure 16

3 Germany Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 17

3.1 Introduction 17

3.2 The Overall Ranking 17

3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 17

3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 18

3.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 19

3.3.3 Maximum State Participation 19

3.4 Gas Sector Performance 19

3.4.1 Exploration Activity 21

3.4.2 Gas Production 22

3.4.3 Gas Reserves 22

3.4.4 Gas Consumption 22

3.5 Economic Performance 23

3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 24

3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 24

3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 24

3.6 Socio-Political Performance 25

4 Germany Exploration and Production Sector 27

4.1 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 27

4.1.1 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 27

4.1.2 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 27

4.1.3 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 28

4.1.4 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 29

4.1.5 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Natural Gas Production 32

4.2 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Production Forecast 33

4.2.1 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production Forecast 33

4.3 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 35

4.3.1 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 35

4.3.2 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 38

4.4 Germany Exploration and Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 39

4.4.1 Sep 16, 2013: PRD Energy Announces Operational Update 39

4.4.2 May 25, 2012: Wintershall Announces 10 Million Tons Of Crude Oil From Emlichheim, Germany 39

4.4.3 Feb 28, 2012: Wintershall Increases Oil Production In Aitingen 40

5 Germany Pipeline Sector 42

5.1 Germany Pipeline Sector, Key Data 42

5.2 Germany Pipeline Sector, An Overview 42

5.3 Germany Pipeline Sector, Comparison of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 42

5.4 Germany Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 44

6 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector 47

6.1 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Key Data 47

6.2 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, An Overview 47

6.3 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Capacity Market Share by Company 47

6.4 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity by Area 48

6.5 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity 49

6.5.1 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity by Active Terminals 49

6.5.2 Germany Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity by Planned Terminals 52

7 Profile of GDF Suez SA 53

7.1 GDF Suez SA, Key Information 53

7.2 GDF Suez SA, Company Overview 53

7.3 GDF Suez SA, Business Description 53

7.3.1 Business Overview 53

7.4 GDF Suez SA, SWOT Analysis 56

7.4.1 Overview 56

7.4.2 GDF Suez SA Strengths 57

7.4.3 GDF Suez SA Weaknesses 58

7.4.4 GDF Suez SA Opportunities 59

7.4.5 GDF Suez SA Threats 62

8 Profile of Oiltanking GmbH 64

8.1 Oiltanking GmbH, Key Information 64

8.2 Oiltanking GmbH, Company Overview 64

8.3 Oiltanking GmbH, Business Description 64

8.3.1 Business Overview 64

8.4 Oiltanking GmbH, SWOT Analysis 66

8.4.1 Overview 66

8.4.2 Oiltanking GmbH Strengths 67

8.4.3 Oiltanking GmbH Weaknesses 68

8.4.4 Oiltanking GmbH Opportunities 68

8.4.5 Oiltanking GmbH Threats 69

9 Profile of Exxon Mobil Corporation 71

9.1 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Information 71

9.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Company Overview 71

9.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Business Description 71

9.3.1 Business Overview 71

9.3.2 Chemical 72

9.3.3 Downstream 73

9.3.4 Upstream 73

9.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 74

9.4.1 Overview 74

9.4.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation Strengths 75

9.4.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation Weaknesses 76

9.4.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation Opportunities 76

9.4.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation Threats 79

10 Financial Deals Landscape 81

10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 81

10.1.1 Acquisition 81

10.1.2 Equity Offerings 89

10.1.3 Debt Offerings 91

10.1.4 Asset Transactions 98

11 Recent Developments 104

11.1 License Awards 104

11.1.1 Aug 20, 2013: PRD Energy Awarded Bramstedt Exploration License Covering Approximately 162,000 Acres Onshore Germany in the State of Schleswig-Holstein 104

11.1.2 Apr 25, 2013: PRD Energy Awarded Schwarzenbek Exploration License In Germany 104

11.1.3 Mar 15, 2013: PRD Energy Awarded Two Onshore Petroleum Licenses In Germany 104

11.1.4 Mar 05, 2013: PRD Energy Awarded Sudbayern-Nord Exploration License In Molasse Basin, Germany 105

11.1.5 Jan 23, 2013: PRD Energy Awarded Uelzen Exploration License In Germany 105

11.2 Strategy and Business Expansion 105

11.2.1 Nov 01, 2013: Clariant opens new German innovation centre 105

11.2.2 May 30, 2013: Gazprom And Gasunie Develop Strategic Cooperation 106

11.2.3 Jan 25, 2013: RWE Dea Inaugurates Mittelplate Land Base For Efficient Crude Oil Production At Cuxhaven 107

11.3 Other Significant Developments 108

11.3.1 Sep 27, 2013: Dr Wolfgang Büchele to become new CEO of Linde AG 108

11.3.2 Sep 02, 2013: Changes in the Management Board of E.ON Global Commodities 108

11.3.3 Aug 01, 2013: Activa Resources announces strategic update and forecasts for 2013 and 2014 109

11.3.4 Jul 30, 2013: PRD Energy Announces Operational Update 110

11.3.5 Jul 16, 2013: Marcus Schenck to join Goldman Sachs, Klaus Schäfer to become new E.ON CFO 111

11.3.6 Jul 12, 2013: Gazprom and E.ON hold 9th meeting of Coordinating Committee for sci-tech cooperation, personnel training and career development 112

11.4 New Contracts Announcements 113

11.4.1 Sep 19, 2013: E.ON signs long-term gas supply contract with Shah Deniz Consortium 113

11.4.2 Jun 03, 2013: Pieridae Energy Signs Long-term LNG Supply Contract With E.ON 113

11.4.3 Mar 07, 2013: Linde Engineering Wins Contract From Gassco To Build Gas Receiving Facility In Emden 114

12 Appendix 115

12.1 Abbreviations 115

12.2 Methodology 115

12.2.1 Coverage 115

12.2.2 Secondary Research 116

12.2.3 Primary Research 116

12.3 Contact Us 116

12.4 Disclaimer 117

List of Tables

Table 1: Germany, Historical and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, bcf, 2000-2020 11

Table 2: Germany, Historical and Forecast Exports and Imports of Natural Gas, bcf, 2000-2020 13

Table 3: Germany, Historical Reserves of Natural Gas, tcf, 2000-2012 15

Table 4: Western Europe, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, Nov 2013 17

Table 5: Western Europe, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, Nov 2013 18

Table 6: Western Europe, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, Nov 2013 19

Table 7: Western Europe, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, Nov 2013 23

Table 8: Western Europe, Country Standings, Economic Performance, by GDP Growth – FDI Confidence and Production Indices, Nov 2013 23

Table 9: Western Europe, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, Nov 2013 25

Table 10: Western Europe, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance by Exploration Growth- FDI Confidence and Governance Indices, Nov 2013 25

Table 11: Germany, Key Statistics, 2013 27

Table 12: Germany, Marketed Natural Gas Production (%) by Type, 2003-2012 28

Table 13: Germany, Marketed Natural Gas Production (mmcf), by Major Assets, 2003-2012 29

Table 14: Germany, Market Share (%) of Companies based on Marketed Natural Gas Production, 2003-2012 32

Table 15: Germany, Marketed Natural Gas Production (mmcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2013- 2017 33

Table 16: Germany, Active Gas Field Asset Details 35

Table 17: Germany, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 38

Table 18: Germany, Pipeline Key Statistics, Nov 2013 42

Table 19: Germany, Natural Gas Pipelines Length by Company (km), Nov 2013 42

Table 20: Germany, Natural Gas Pipelines, Nov 2013 44

Table 21: Germany, Natural Gas Pipelines, Nov 2013 (Contd.1) 45

Table 22: Germany, Natural Gas Pipelines, Nov 2013 (Contd.2) 46

Table 23: Germany Underground Gas Storage Key Statistics, Nov 2013 47

Table 24: Germany Underground Gas Storage Capacity by Company (mmcf), Nov 2013 47

Table 25: Germany, Underground Working Gas Capacity (mmcf) by Area, Nov 2013 49

Table 26: Germany, Active Underground Gas Storage Capacity (mmcf), Nov 2013 49

Table 27: Germany, Active Underground Gas Storage Capacity (mmcf), Nov 2013 (Contd.1) 50

Table 28: Germany, Active Underground Gas Storage Capacity (mmcf), Nov 2013 (Contd.2) 51

Table 29: Germany, Planned Underground Gas Storage Capacity (mmcf), Nov 2013 52

Table 30: GDF Suez SA, Key Facts 53

Table 31: GDF Suez SA, SWOT Analysis 56

Table 32: Oiltanking GmbH, Key Facts 64

Table 33: Oiltanking GmbH, SWOT Analysis 66

Table 34: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Facts 71

Table 35: Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 74

Table 36: EnBW Plans To Acquire 50% Stake In Gasversorgung Suddeutschland And terranets From Eni 81

Table 37: Vane Minerals Plans To Acquire Unconventional Oil And Gas Company 82

Table 38: E.ON To Sell 62.8% Stake In E.ON Westfalen Weser For US$472 Million 83

Table 39: Statkraft Sells 4.2% Interest In E.ON For US$1.46 Billion 84

Table 40: Statkraft Sells 1.6% Interest In E.ON For US$386.8 Million 86

Table 41: RWE Plans To Sell Its Upstream Arm, RWE Dea 87

Table 42: EnBW Completes Rights Offering Of Shares For US$1.03 Billion 89

Table 43: EnBW Completes Public Offering Of 1.25% Bonds Due 2018 For US$106 Million 91

Table 44: EnBW Completes Public Offering Of 2.25% Bonds Due 2023 For US$106 Million 92

Table 45: RWE Completes Private Placement Of 3.5% Bonds, Due 2037, For US$140 Million 93

Table 46: RWE Completes Public Offering Of 1.875% Bonds Due 2020 For US$1 Billion 94

Table 47: RWE Completes Private Placement Of 5% Bonds Due 2072 For US$156 Million 95

Table 48: RWE Completes Public Offering Of 7% Bonds Due 2072 For US$500 Million 96

Table 49: RWE Completes Private Placement Of 5% Bonds Due 2072 For US$166 Million 97

Table 50: Vermilion Energy To Acquire 25% E&P Consortium Interest In Four Producing Natural Gas Fields And Surrounding Exploration License In Germany From GDF SUEZ For US$170 Million 98

Table 51: Dart Energy Plans To Sell Unconventional Gas Assets In UK, Poland, Germany, Australia, China And Indonesia 99

Table 52: Danoil Exploration Acquires 10% Interest In B20008/73 License, Offshore Germany, From PA Resources 100

Table 53: Talisman Energy Plans To Sell Oil And Gas Assets 101

Table 54: PRD Energy To Acquire 50% Interest In Boerger-Werlte Oil Pool In Germany From GDF SUEZ E&P Deutschland 102

Table 55: GDF SUEZ Acquires Interest In Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities In Germany 103

List of Figures

Figure 1: Germany, Primary Energy Consumption Split by Fuel Type (%), 2012 10

Figure 2: Germany, Historical and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, bcf, 2000-2020 12

Figure 3: Germany, Historical and Forecast Exports and Imports of Natural Gas, bcf, 2000-2020 14

Figure 4: Germany, Historical Reserves of Natural Gas, tcf, 2000-2012 15

Figure 5: Western Europe, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, Nov 2013 18

Figure 6: Western Europe, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, Nov 2013 20

Figure 7: Western Europe, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance by Production & Consumption, Nov 2013 21

Figure 8: Western Europe, Country Standings, Number of Exploration Blocks Awarded, 2008-2012 22

Figure 9: Western Europe, Country Standings, Economic Performance, by GDP Growth-FDI Confidence and Natural Gas Production Indices, Nov 2013 24

Figure 10: Western Europe, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, by Exploration Growth-FDI Confidence and Governance Indices, Nov 2013 26

Figure 11: Germany, Natural Gas Assets Map, Nov 2013 27

Figure 12: Germany, Marketed Natural Gas Production (%) by Type, 2003-2012 28

Figure 13: Germany, Market Share (%) of Companies based on Marketed Natural Gas Production, 2012 32

Figure 14: Germany, Natural Gas Pipelines Length by Company (km), Nov 2013 43

Figure 15: Germany Underground Gas Storage Capacity Market Share (%) by Company, Nov 2013 48

Figure 16: Germany, Underground Working Gas Capacity (mmcf) by Area (%), Nov 2013 48

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