US-Russia Policy Hits European Energy Supply [GGP]


… the US government is focussing on the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG). In doing so, it wants to reduce not only Russian state revenues, but also European dependence on Russian energy im­ports. In this context, the US policy is aimed squarely at the German federal govern­ment, which was described by President Donald J. Trump as a “prisoner of Russia”. The more the European-Russian energy trade is drawn into the conflict between Washington and Moscow, the more serious the consequences are likely to be for European energy supply….An excerpt from NGW