FuelEU Maritime is an important opportunity to address the energy transition in Europe for the maritime sector. As the most effective, readily available and cost-efficient technology for shipping, Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) can play a leading role in the sector’s decarbonisation.
With the invasion of Ukraine at the forefront of our legislative agenda, it was the time to have a conversation on how we move forward with the energy transition while securing the security of gas supply. That is why we held the first EU-US LNG Industry Working Group;
E.U. – U.S. LNG Industry Joint Statement of Support and Recommendations for the Achievement of the RePowerEU and U.S. – E.U. Energy Security Taskforce U.S. LNG Targets
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 the European Commission issued a Communication for More Affordable, Secure and Sustainable Energy calling for an additional 50bcm of LNG in 2022 and the complete phase out of Russian natural gas supplies to the EU by 2027.
Brussels, 14.06.22 EU and US LNG industry stakeholders have issued a joint statement in support of RePowerEU and the US-EU Energy Security Taskforce US LNG