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The IEA warned of a Gas Shortage in the EU in 2023

The International Energy Agency (IEA) warned on Monday that Europe faces a significant gas shortage in 2023 of 27 to 60 billion cubic meters of gas and recommended measures to deal with it. According to an analysis by the agency presented to the European Commission on Monday, if Russia completely stops gas supplies to Europe, the winter is cold and the quantities of liquefied gas are limited, the EU will face a serious challenge. The director of the agency, which is an independent body of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which is a member of the most developed economies in the world (Bulgaria is not a member), Fatih Birol, said that this winter does not pose a risk because of the stocks in the underground storages, the agreed supplies of liquefied gas and milder weather, but for the next winter, the EU will have to do more to be energy secure. …