Infographic… What did the Russian war do to Europeans’ gas consumption?

Infographic… What did the Russian war do to Europeans’ gas consumption?
Infographic… What did the Russian war do to Europeans’ gas consumption?
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Since the outbreak of the Russian-Ukrainian war on February 24, 2022, the European Union’s gas consumption has begun to decline.

And the European Statistics Agency (Eurostat) announced earlier that natural gas consumption in the European Union decreased by 20.1 percent between August and November, compared to the average of the five years preceding the same period.

According to the gas consumption data in the European Union, available on the official website of (Eurostat), the maximum monthly decline in gas consumption reached 23 percent last October, as shown in the following graph, despite the decrease in temperatures and the end of Summer, and most European Union countries rely on natural gas for heating.

This decline is one of the highest levels of decline in natural gas consumption recorded by the European Union since 2014. In most months of the year.

It is noteworthy that the 27 European Union countries agreed at the end of July to voluntarily reduce their gas consumption, between August 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023, in order to face the significant cuts in Russian gas shipments due to the war in Ukraine.

The reduction target was set at 15 percent, compared to the average of the past five years, through “voluntary reduction measures”.

From August to November 2022, consumption decreased in most member states, the European Statistics Agency confirmed in its statement.

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