Imports of natural gas into the European Union

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Definition
This map represents the EU-27′s main natural gas imports based on the country of origin. Blue arrows represent imports in the form of LNG (for Algeria, mostly in the form of LNG).


Analysis
The European Union has adopted a diversified supply strategy as a key priority so as to reduce its dependence on exporting countries. However, Russia and Norway remain Europe’s main suppliers of natural gas, representing 29% and 24%, respectively, of all imports.

 

 

Source BP Statistical Review 2013