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Can Europe get out of Russian gas?

Season 2022, Ep. 4

After the invasion of Ukraine, Europeans are now rethinking its relationship with Russia, and its dependence on Russian gas. There is a strong desire by EU and European countries to reduce its dependence on Russian energy. 

Can Europe reduce its dependence on Russian gas? Is there a realistic roadmap? What are the steps that are necessary? And what would it take, in terms of investments, finance and political willingness?

What can Norway do in order for Europe to ease this transition? Can Norway produce more gas?

If Europe succeeds, what will this mean for Russia? And what are the Russians thinking about the current European strategy?

In this episode, Jarand Rystad (CEO, Rystad Energy), discuss these questions together with Jakub Godzimirski (Research professor, NUPI) and Ulf Sverdrup (Director, NUPI).

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