Europe's Energy Security: Options and Challenges to Natural Gas Supply Diversification

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This report focuses on potential approaches that Europe might employ to diversify its sources of natural gas supply, and Russia's role, as well as identifying some of the issues hindering efforts to develop alternative suppliers of natural gas. The report assesses the potential suppliers of natural gas to Europe and the short- to medium-term hurdles needed to be overcome for those suppliers to be credible, long-term providers of natural gas to Europe. The report looks at North Africa and Central Asia as possible sources of future energy supply.

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Creation Date: March 13, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Ratner, Michael

Specialist in Energy Policy

Creator (Author):
Belkin, Paul

Analyst in European Affairs

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Nichol, Jim

Specialist in Russian and Eurasian Affairs

Creator (Author):
Woehrel, Steven

Specialist in European Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 13, 2012
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Europe
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Russia
Description:

This report focuses on potential approaches that Europe might employ to diversify its sources of natural gas supply, and Russia's role, as well as identifying some of the issues hindering efforts to develop alternative suppliers of natural gas. The report assesses the potential suppliers of natural gas to Europe and the short- to medium-term hurdles needed to be overcome for those suppliers to be credible, long-term providers of natural gas to Europe. The report looks at North Africa and Central Asia as possible sources of future energy supply.

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32 pages.

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