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Enagas: Gas imports from Russia to Spain increased by 151 percent in February 2023

MADRID, March 10 – RIA Novosti. According to the data of the Spanish energy company, gas imports from Russia to Spain in February 2023 increased by 151% compared to the same period of the previous year. enagas.

According to him, the Kingdom’s Russian gas imports rose from 2,174 gigawatt-hours (GWh) in February 2022 to 5,465 GWh in 2023, accounting for 17.2% of its total gas imports.

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Russia has only been surpassed by the two traditionally large gas exporters to Spain. Thus, 7,481 GWh (23.5% of the total) came from Algeria and 7,263 GWh (22.8%) came from the USA. In total, the kingdom’s natural gas imports reached 31,862 GWh in February 2023.

Currently, Spain is actively positioning itself as a major gas hub capable of resolving the European energy crisis caused by the reduction in Russia’s gas supply. Thus, the country is one of the EU countries with the most diverse list of natural gas suppliers. More than 20 countries have acted as gas exporters to Spain since the start of the year.

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