Germany embraces US LNG to curb dependence on Russian gas

Monday, 07 March 2022

The German government has decided to fast-track works on two regasification terminals as it embraces US LNG imports in a bid to reduce dependence on Russian pipeline gas. Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the terminals would be in Brunsbüttel and Wilhelmshaven – for the latter Uniper was asked to revive plans, shelved in 2020. In addition, Hanseatic Energy Hub will seek planning permission for the Stade LNG project.

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