The North European Gas Pipeline Threatens Europe's Energy Security
Publication Date: October 2006
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ariel Cohen
Keywords: Europe; pipeline; Energy and environment
To avoid EU overdependence on Russian natural gas, the U.S. and EU governments should encourage alternative pipeline proposals; develop alternatives to pipelines for the transit of natural gas, especially liquid natural gas; work with other G-8 members to persuade Russia to ratify the Energy Charter; and support intensified research and development of alternative market-based energy sources.