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Sources of natural gas imported in France

2020-Supply-Sources of natural gas impor


This chart represents France main suppliers for imported natural gas (importations dedicated to final consumption, storage and exportations). 

N.B. The « Other » category includes, among others, Nigeria until 2015 the US, Egypt, Qatar, Peru, Trinidad and natural gas from the North Sea.


The French portfolio for natural gas supplies is diversified. This strategy aims to secure natural gas supplies. In 2019 imports have increased by 20%. 
Representing 35% of gross imports, Norway is the main supplier for France. Imports from Russia have raised by 41% in 2019, the country is the second supplier in France.
LNG terminals’ development has been strengthening the position of new exporting countries such as Nigeria, Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago.

Sources: SDES, BP Statistical Review of World Energy (June 2020)

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