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The United States plans to supply natural gas directly to Europe, and the world energy pattern will move towards diversification

behind the tension in Ukraine, Europe's energy weakness is definitely a pawn that cannot be ignored in this big country game. However, Obama's latest statement seems to remind the EU that it does not have to be constrained by the pain of "cutting off" and make concessions to Russia. However, experts believe that regardless of the funds required for the construction of liquefaction devices and natural gas export terminals and the time required to obtain the approval of the corresponding departments, the transmission of oil and gas across half the world may not hurt the "vitality" of U.S. energy reserves in the short term, but it may be unknown in the long term. Whether the "far water" of natural gas in the United States can solve the "near thirst" of Europe remains to be tested in practice. In addition, the energy crisis may promote the process of more diversified world energy pattern

Obama: the United States is ready to supply natural gas directly to Europe

Obama said at the meeting held after the United States EU summit on the 26th, "we (the United States) can now export natural gas that exceeds the demand of EU countries", and we are ready to supply natural gas directly to Europe to reduce the dependence of EU countries on Russian natural gas. "Obama's decision is expected to be blocked in the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and congressional approval." Liu Xiangdong, an associate researcher of the Economic Research Department of the center for international economic exchanges, said in an interview with Beijing business daily. In the recently concluded fourth round of negotiations on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership agreement between the United States and Europe, the United States did not accept the European Union's request to include the provisions to ensure the import of natural gas from the United States into the negotiation agreement. Liu Xiangdong believes that the construction of liquefaction devices and natural gas export terminals not only requires a lot of money and time to investigate the impact of adding GNP and carbon nanotubes on the resin, but also more importantly, the import quotation of long-distance liquefied natural gas transportation by sea is lower than that of Japan, South Korea and other Asian countries, "if we bear high costs for a long time, the White House may finally be overwhelmed". Industry insiders estimate that if the natural gas import quotation of European countries exceeds that of Asian countries, the cost will be 60% higher than that of importing from Russia, which is unbearable for Ukraine and other countries

Europe is ready to exploit shale gas

due to the uncertain damage of hydraulic fracturing production methods to the environment, Europe has been stagnant and conservative on the exploitation of shale gas for a period of time, and France, Czech Republic, Netherlands and other countries have banned hydraulic fracturing. However, at present, the European Union of steel and iron industries is trying to call for the lifting of the ban on shale gas development to deal with the threat of Russia to European energy supply

according to the US energy information administration, the potential exploitable shale gas reserves in Europe reach 470 trillion cubic feet (about 13 trillion cubic meters), equivalent to 80% of the exploitable shale gas reserves in the United States, which should be determined in combination with the actual situation of the laboratory. In the face of environmental problems such as groundwater pollution that may be caused by shale gas exploitation, the "neighbor avoidance" phenomenon among European countries once hindered the development process of shale gas in Europe. However, recently, a senior official of the US government said that US Vice President Biden discussed the issue of relaxing regulations in order to speed up shale gas development during his visit to Poland last week. In recent years, large oil companies such as Chevron, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, total group of France and enispa of Italy have entered the field of shale gas exploration in Europe to investigate whether time-consuming and laborious commercial exploitation can be carried out. Now the "fire" in the city gate of Ukraine has affected the "pond fish" in Europe, which will make Europe one step closer to the shale gas revolution

the world energy pattern will be diversified

the trilateral energy tug of war between Europe, the United States and Russia caused by the Ukrainian crisis has become increasingly fierce. There are signs that the Ukrainian crisis is fundamentally changing the European energy concept. This year, the EU will introduce the 2030 energy and environment policy, the importance of energy security will be more prominent than before, and Russia's pivotal role in European energy supply will also be continuously reduced

the shale gas revolution in the United States has changed its energy structure. This time, Obama sold natural gas to Europe in one fell swoop, exposing the United States' ambition to transform from a major energy consumer into an energy exporter. At the same time, in the face of the current situation that the European market wants to escape, Russia is actively concluding the eastern front. Previously, the two major Russian energy enterprises have negotiated huge agreements with China and India on the export of oil and natural gas, and Russia, which relies on European energy imports, may take the helm of energy exports to the East. Chen Kexin, chief analyst of Lange Economic Research Center, believes that the strong demand for energy in East Asia is bound to become the first goal of Russia's strategic transfer of energy exports. However, the United States intends to become an energy exporting power and supply the European market, and its cost is too high compared with that of Russia, which will inevitably become an obstacle. The impact of the two 100 ton electric arc furnaces in this crisis on the world energy pattern is a wake-up call for both supply and demand, "eggs cannot be put in one basket", and the diversification of energy import and export will become a trend

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