America becomes the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas to Europe

The US Energy Information Administration said today, Tuesday, that the United States last year became the largest exporter of… for liquefied natural gas to Europe.

The government agency added that the United States this year became the largest in the world in terms of liquefied natural gas export capacity, surpassing Australia and Qatar, as it developed new liquefied gas plants and produced abundant natural gas from shale reservoirs.

Of the LNG imported by European Union countries and the United Kingdom last year, 26 percent came from the United States, 24 percent from Qatar and 20 percent from Russia, the EIA said.

It added that LNG exports to EU member states and the UK jumped 91% to 6.5 billion cubic feet per day in January 2022 from 3.4 billion cubic feet per day in November 2021, the highest level ever for LNG shipments. to Europe from the US on a monthly basis.

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