Supply & Demand

EU gas import dependence up 10% in 2017

EU demand for gas imported from outside the union grew by 10% in 2017, ACER said in its annual gas market report EU demand for gas imported from outside the union grew by 10% in 2017, ACER said in its annual gas market report.
By Andreas Walstad 10 October 2018 0 32846
Year-on-year change in gas consumption in the EU
EU gas imports by source, 2017

Growing consumption and lower production of gas in the EU mean the bloc imported 76% of the gas it consumed from non-EU countries in 2017, according to the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). Non-EU imports were 10% higher in 2017 compared with 2016 and came mostly from Russia, Norway and Algeria in the form of pipeline gas. Lower output from the Groningen...