EU dependent on Russian gas for ‘foreseeable future’, warns IEA

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Publication Date 01/12/2014
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The International Energy Agency published a report in December 2014 which concluded that the European Union would remain dependent of Russia's pipeline gas imports for the 'foreseeable future'.

However, the IEA also pointed out positive developments since the last review in 2008, like new gas pipelines and higher LNG import and gas storage capacity.

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IEA: Energy Policies of IEA Countries: European Union - 2014 Review [Report, 2014]
IEA: Press Release, 01.12.14: How the EU can progress towards an 'Energy Union'
ESO: Background information: Energy security: Commission puts forward comprehensive strategy to strengthen security of supply
ESO: Background information: Finland and Estonia to build LNG terminals
ESO: Background information: Lithuania to see energy independence as liquid gas terminal arrives
Euronews, 02.12.14: EU’s Georgieva urges Europe to wean itself off Russian gas

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