Natural gas from Russia has been supplied to Finland for over 40 years – the first contract was signed in 1971, for supplying of up to 1.4 bcm per year.

Gas actually started arriving in Finland in 1974. In December 2015, Gazprom Export and Gasum extended the March 12, 1994 contract for gas supply to Finland through to December 31, 2031.

As of January 1, 2018, Finland has received about 126 bcm of gas, including 2.4 bcm in 2017.