Europe is coming to terms with its dependence on Russian oil and gas. The recent announcement that the EU will stop importing Russian oil by the end of 2022 will require a systematic change within the countries concerned. However, the prospect of trying to reduce and ultimately cease importing Russian gas is a whole other issue. Countries such as Germany, are dependent on Russian pipeline gas and so to move away from such a major supplier will test the ability of the Union to stick to its principles.
For a long time, LNG been a major power source within Europe. France, Spain, Italy, and the UK have for decades imported LNG. Spain has seven import facilities, the UK and France have four while Italy has three.