Rich gas is replacing lean gas
In Belgium, over 3 million households and companies use natural gas from the distribution network mainly to heat their home or place of residence, for supplying hot water and for cooking. We’re not talking here about gas in bottles (propane or butane), nor about gas used by motor vehicles (LPG, CNG).
Half of these users consume lean gas, imported from the northern Netherlands (Groningen - Slochteren). However, these gas reserves are running out. The Dutch authorities have therefore announced that they intend to reduce their gas exports and to halt them completely from 2030.