Japan crisis forces rethink over energy supplies

Fears over LNG supplies being diverted from Europe to Japan are receding but a rethink on energy strategies remains as energy markets react to Japan’s crisis. Rebecca Hampson reports

LNG storage near Tokyo Bay

The catastrophe in Japan is causing countries around the world to rethink their energy supply strategies. Japan, a country reliant solely on liquefied natural gas (LNG) for its gas supply could find that it leans on imported gas as questions arise over the future of nuclear power.

The significant loss of nuclear power in Japan as a result of extensive damage to the Fukushima-Daiichi facility could have an impact on energy strategies. "Many countries worldwide are likely to rethink their energy

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