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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.

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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.

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