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Imports increase share of EU gas consumption in 2018

The share of imports in Europe’s gas mix rose last year despite Q4 declines in Russian and Norwegian supplies The share of imports in Europe’s gas mix rose last year despite Q4 declines in Russian and Norwegian supplies.
By Andreas Walstad 25 April 2019 Europe & Russia / Supply & Demand 0 34167
Gas import share EU28

Net imports of gas accounted for around 77% of the volumes consumed in EU member states in 2018, up from around 74% in 2017, according to a report published by the European Commission this week.

Gas imports to Europe in 2018, by source

Russian gas imports declined by 6% in Q4 2018 compared with Q4 2017. However, imports from Russia increased by around 1% year on year for 2018 as a whole. Imports...