The UK will double US gas imports next year

This content was published on Dec 07, 2022 – 00:02

London, December 7 (EFE): The British government today announced an agreement with Washington to double gas imports from the United States over the next year and the formation of a bilateral working group with the aim of “increasing energy security and lowering prices”.

A report stated that, under the agreement, the United States will ship at least 9 billion to 10 billion cubic meters of LNG in 2023, more than double the total exports in 2021, through terminals in the British Isles. 10 Downing Street, British official office, British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak.

“This will be positive for both the UK and our European partners as we look to replenish gas reserves for next year,” the UK government said.

The so-called Energy Security and Affordability Agreement was drafted in meetings between Sunak and US President Joe Biden during the G20 summit in Indonesia in November.

Its measures aim to “reduce global dependence on Russian energy exports,” stabilize markets, and increase transatlantic cooperation in “energy efficiency, nuclear energy, and renewable energy.”

The high-level working group set up under the agreement between London and Washington will assess policies to “increase energy efficiency” and promote the transition towards the use of “clean” sources.

Both countries aspire to “accelerate the global development of clean hydrogen and promote civil nuclear energy as a safe source of energy.”

“Together the UK and the US will work to ensure that global energy prices and the security of our national supplies can never again be manipulated by the whims of a failed regime,” Sunak said.

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Said the head of the British government, who emphasized that his agreement with Washington “will help Europe end its energy dependence on Russia once and for all.” All”. EFE

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