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European Union considers additional gas supplies from Nigeria

by Reuters via Daily Sabah

Looking for alternatives, the European Union is seeking additional gas supplies from Nigeria after the 27-nation bloc asked member countries to cut their dependency on Russian gas amid the ongoing Ukraine war.

This week, Matthew Baldwin, deputy director general of the European Commission’s energy department, held meetings with officials in Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer.

Baldwin was told that Nigeria was improving security in the Niger Delta and planned to reopen the Trans Niger pipeline after August, which would yield more gas exports to Europe. He told Reuters by phone that the EU imports 14% of its total liquefied nitrogen gas (LNG) supplies from Nigeria and there is potential to more than double this.

Read the full story on Daily Sabah

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