Imports of natural gas into the European Union

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This map represents the EU-28’s main natural gas imports based on the country of origin. Blue arrows represent imports in the form of LNG (for Algeria, mostly via pipelines).


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 45% and 31%, respectively, of all imports.



BP Statistical Review 2016