It looks like the German rulers and the EU have slowly awakened from their stupor and realize what will happen to their economy without Russian energy sources. For a while they frantically searched around the world for alternatives.
However, the only other countries with oil are the “evil” countries like Iran, Venezuela and Russia. With Russia supplying the world with 14-20 percent of the world’s energy, their goose is cooked. At best, Europe will be the vassal of BRICS.