May 11, 2022

Russia supplied 32% of natural gas to the EU and UK in 2021; up from 25% in 2009 and 29% in 2014.

Russian Pipelines via Ukraine:

  • Over 25% of gas to the EU was transit via Ukraine
  • In 2021, pipelines via Ukraine were utilized at approximately 50%.
  • In 2022, transit via Ukraine continues.

Deliveries via pipeline from other countries:

  • Europe receives gas from Norway, Azerbaijan, and Algeria.

LNG deliveries to Europe:

  • Russia: 1.3 Bcf/d in January 2022.
  • US: represented 37% of European LNG supplies
  • Europe also receives deliveries from Qatar and other countries.

European Domestic Production:

  • European domestic production continues to decline due to the maturity of main producing areas. In 2020, the EU produced 4.7 Bcf/d of gas (UK is not included) down from 23.8 Bcf/d in 2000. The UK remains Europe’s largest gas producer.