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Russia boosts EU market share further

Europe’s reliance on gas imports continued to increase year on year in 2016, with Russia increasing its market share Europe’s reliance on gas imports continued to increase year on year in 2016, with Russia increasing its market share.
By Andreas Walstad 11 October 2017 0 27923
A pie chart of the EU's gas supply portfolio by origin in 2016.

Europe’s reliance on gas imports continued to increase year on year in 2016, with Russia boosting its market share, the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) noted in a recent market monitoring report

Imports accounted for 73% of Europe’s gas, slightly up on the year before. Russia raised its supply share to 34% in 2016 – up from 30% – further consolidating its position as...