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12:30 - 13/08/2019
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Russia is now the second largest supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe, after Qatar, the world's largest supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG), a Russian official said.
Thus, in 2019, Russia is ahead of Algeria and Nigeria with the supply of liquefied gas to Europe, one of the most prominent energy markets in the world.
According to European data, Russia's liquefied gas supplies to Europe in 2018 amounted to 4.43 million tons, ranking last year fourth.
Qatar ranked first (16.42 million tons), followed by Algeria (9.29 million tons) and Nigeria (9.07 million tons) last year.
In addition to the supply of liquefied natural gas, Russia supplies natural gas to the EU countries through pipelines, where it is the first undisputed in the supply of natural gas through pipelines.
“Russia is the largest and most reliable supplier of blue fuels to Europe. Last year, natural gas supplies through Pipelines to Europe are at a record high of 201.9 billion cubic meters, and this year the supply will be close to this level. ”
"Russia is also a leading supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the European Union, which is second only to Qatar," the official said.
For years, Russia has been implementing several projects to liquefy natural gas and increase exports with the participation of international partners, led by companies from China, including the most prominent projects to liquefy gas "Arctic SPG-2". Finished 25 N