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    Liquified Natural Gas or LNG is not very popular in Germany yet, but the US is against completing the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia, so Germany may have to start using LNG more. So they’re building a new LNG station near the port of Hamburg.

    Right now, Europe has 34 LNG terminals, but not one of them is in Germany. In 2019, Europe imported 108 bcms (or billion cubic meters) of LNG:

    23.7 bcms from Qatar,

    14.1 bcms from Algeria

    12.2 bcms from Nigeria

    2.6 bcms from the US

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