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With only a few producing countries and forecasts of decreasing production by 2030, the Europe zone relies mainly on its imports to meet its consumption. To this end, it benefits from increasingly diversified sources of supply, thanks in particular to infrastructures dedicated to LNG.

Gross imports of natural gas into Europe

European Union natural gas main imports

Evolution of conventional natural gas reserves

Natural gas and energy independence in Europe

Evolution of the sources of gas
supplied to the EU-28 in 2017 vs 2016

Global natural gas reserves
(conventional and unconventional)

Sources of natural gas imported in France

European supply capacities forecasts up to 2030

History of the world’s production
of natural gas