Sources of natural gas imported in France
This chart represents France main suppliers for imported natural gas.
NB : The « Other » category includes, among others, Nigeria until 2015, the US, Egypt, Qatar, Peru, Trinidad and natural gas from the North Sea.
Sources : BP Statistical Review of World Energy (2021)
The French portfolio for natural gas supplies is diversified. This strategy aims to secure natural gas supplies. In 2020, imports have decreased by 32.6%.
Representing 41% of gross imports, Norway is the main supplier for France. Imports from Russia have decreased by 48% in 2020, the country still being the second largest supplier for France.
LNG terminals’ development has been strengthening the position of new exporting countries such as Nigeria, Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago.