European Union natural gas main imports

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Definition

This map represents the EU-28’s main natural gas imports flows based on their origin country. Blue arrows represent LNG flows, the red ones represent pipeline flows.

NB : The 2/3 of Algerian natural gas is exported through pipelines

Analysis

The European Union has adopted a supplier diversification strategy. This strategy is key to reduce its dependency toward exporting countries.

However, Russia and Norway remain Europe’s main suppliers of natural gas, accounting for 35% and 23% of all imports.

 

 

BP Statistical Review 2017