Highlights Fuel switching, LNG, efficiency and rationing Near term tough on Europeans, industry Europe will likely manage a drop in Russian natural gas supplies this winter as the war in Ukraine grinds on, but upcoming heating seasons will stress the continent’s ability to meet energy demand, experts said during the Columbia Global Energy Summit in New York. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Russian pipeline flows, which met about a third of the European Union’s total gas demand in 2021, will likely fall by roughly 80 Bcm in 2022, or about 20% of overall demand, according to Anne-Sophie Corbeau, global research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, or CGEP. Increased US LNG deliveries and Norwegian gas production will help offset the shortfall, but Europe will have to reduce gas demand by roughly 10% through efficiency and conservation initiatives, said Corbeau, […]

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