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Qatar strengthens position as Europe’s main LNG supplier

Qatar increased its share of the European LNG market from 39% in Q2 2018 to 43% in Q3 2018, according to a European Commission report Qatar increased its share of the European LNG market from 39% in Q2 2018 to 43% in Q3 2018, according to a European Commission report.
By Andreas Walstad 6 February 2019 0 33908
Europe’s LNG suppliers, Q3 2018

Qatar’s market share of European LNG imports increased from 39% in Q2 2018 to 43% in Q3 2018, the European Commission said in its latest quarterly gas report, published last week.

Nigeria was in second place, with a 17% market share, primarily as a result of its exports to Portugal and France.

Belgium, Poland, Italy and the UK imported more than 80% of their LNG supplies from Qatar, the commission noted. The commission