Named a country that can help Europe “free itself” from Russian gas

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Lebanese analyst edition Al In his material, Mayadeen Hada Rizk named a country that is able to supply Europe with enough gas, which will allow Russia to refuse supplies.

As the publication says, Qatar is now attracting the world's attention. According to experts, this country is considered one of the most influential players in the energy market. Qatar is the third country in the world in terms of natural gas reserves. Qatar is currently bound by liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets mainly by long-term agreements with Asian countries and other importers, so it will not be able to redirect these supplies to Europe in the short term. In the medium term, however, Doha could benefit if Europe chooses LNG as an alternative to the Russian pipeline.

After investing tens of billions of dollars in increasing gas liquefaction capacity, Qatar gas production is expected by 2027. . reach 126 million tonnes per year.

At the same time, Qatar is expected to demand that Europe ban the resale of any liquefied natural gas supplied outside Europe, as well as sign long-term contracts. Due to short-term contracts, the Cathars will not risk their main markets in Asia. Qatar and the EU still have disagreements on this issue. The fact is that European countries are now working on clean energy projects and do not want to be bound by long-term agreements.


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