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In the context of the European Commission’s European Energy Security Strategy communication issued in May 2014 [COM(2014) 330 final], this EPRS Keysource gathers documents about security of energy supply for Europe, focusing on the gas supplied by Russia – more than a third to a quarter of the gas consumed by the EU according to the sources – in the context of the current crisis related to Ukrainian’s gas bill to Gazprom.


Gas Pipes @3dmentat / Fotolia

Energy supply in the EU28 / Infographic by Giulio Sabbati, EPRS, 19/06/2014, 1p.
“This infographic looks at the Member States’ domestic energy production, their dependency rate on external supplies, and their net imports. It also provides a picture of the diversification in foreign energy suppliers.”

The EU’s Tough Gas Game with Russia / Lough, John (Chatham House), 12/06/2014
“Despite the EU’s dependency on Russia for more than 30 per cent of its gas imports, the…

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