European Union natural gas main imports

This map shows the main European Union natural gas imports in 2021 by country of origin. The blue arrows represent imports in the form of LNG, the red arrows refer to pipeline imports.

(Only 93% of imports are represented because the rest comes from Europe and other countries in lower quantities).

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Sources: BP Statistical Review of World Energy (2022)

Analysis

The European Union's supply strategy is based on diversifying its portfolio of suppliers in order to reduce its dependence on exporting countries. Nevertheless, Russia and Norway remain the two main suppliers of natural gas in Europe, accounting for 38,5% and 23,6% of imports respectively.