UK Gas Exports Soar to EU by 500m Despite Energy Crisis at Home

UK Gas Exports Soar to EU by 500m Despite Energy Crisis at Home


The United Kingdom saw a £500 million increase in fuel exports to the EU in April despite the soaring costs of energy domestically, the Office for National Statistics has revealed.

A record increase in exports to the European Union of £16.4 billion in April was driven in large part by shipments of liquid natural gas (LNG) and crude oil to the bloc from the UK, the ONS said this week.

The majority of the £500 million in energy exports were sent to the Netherlands and Ireland before being sent on to other EU member states as the bloc scrambled for alternatives to Russian fuel amid the war in Ukraine and subsequent Western sanctions on Moscow.

As the UK is not a net producer of

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