The publication noted that Norway, the Netherlands, Algeria and other countries will not be able to meet the increased demand for fuel for a long time and will only act as reserve sellers.

Libya cannot be counted on due to the civil war in the country, and Egypt does not plan to become a supplier due to prudence in relations with Russia.

“The remote geographical location of other manufacturers, such as Nigeria or Angola, combined with varying degrees of obsolescence of their capacities, does not allow them to become a reliable replacement for Russia,” RIA Novosti quotes the materials of the article.

The authors suggested that the US would take advantage of the situation with the expectation of increasing its own LNG supplies to European countries.

United States Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said earlier that the US has already diverted significant volumes of its LNG to Europe and is committed to continuing such shipments through the end of the year.