Changing Tides for East Med Natural Gas

Energy security is of high importance to the EU, Russia and European transit states like Slovakia or Ukraine. Central and Eastern Europe has several options to diversify imports away from Gazprom: diversification of suppliers, increase in LNG imports, shift to a more short-term contracting (all undermining Gazprom’s dominant position), and extraction of ‘unconventional’ natural gas namely shale gas.

 If both parties reach consent, the gas pipeline from Israel to Turkey would be a real success. 

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