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)

Analysis

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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