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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Ratner, Michael; Belkin, Paul; Nichol, Jim & Woehrel, Steven March 13, 2012.

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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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  • March 13, 2012

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Ratner, Michael; Belkin, Paul; Nichol, Jim & Woehrel, Steven. Europe's Energy Security: Options and Challenges to Natural Gas Supply Diversification, report, March 13, 2012; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86605/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.