Is Europe Addicted to Gas?


Natural Gas in the EU

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Despite green energy subsidies and climate targets many EU member states remain reliant on gas – much of which is imported from Russia. Chief amongst gas consumers are Lithuania, Italy and Hungary. The United Kingdom has seen the largest fall in the contribution of natural gas to its energy mix – although the share of natural gas in total primary energy consumption still remains 10 percentage points higher in the UK than the average for the EU.