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Germany’s LNG projects on track amid push for diversification

Two LNG projects may add 18 bcm/y of import capacity in Germany from 2023, with Berlin feeling the pressure to diversify its sources of gas away from Russia as Nord Stream 2 approaches startup Two LNG projects may add 18 bcm/y of import capacity in Germany from 2023, with Berlin feeling the pressure to diversify its sources of gas away from Russia as Nord Stream 2 approaches startup.
By Anna Gumbau 5 days ago Europe & Russia / LNG 0 34772
Germany currently has access to the Gate LNG terminal in The Netherlands. (Gate)

Two major LNG projects are expected to come online in Germany in the next four years as the country bets on more gas to replace coal and nuclear in power generation and aims to diversify imports.

If the planned Brunsbuttel and Wilhelmshaven terminals operate at capacity, they would together cover around 20% of Germany's gas demand.

Niels Fenzl, Uniper’s vice president for transportation and terminals, told delegates at the European Annual Gas Conference (EAGC) in Paris this week that the Wilhelmshaven project – planned...