First, destroy the pipelines which provided abundant, low cost natural gas to Western Europe.
Next, remove natural gas from the U.S. market, liquify it, and ship it to Europe to replace the supply which was previously destroyed, at higher cost to the end users. https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/sempra-energy-strikes-20-year-lng-supply-deal-with-polands-pkn-orlen-2023-01-25/
Now, watch the cost of natural gas in the U.S double or even triple, as the country experiences one of the coldest winters in recent history.
Some say it was the U.S. government which sabotaged Nord Stream 2. https://seymourhersh.substack.com/p/how-america-took-out-the-nord-stream?r=5mz1&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web
If that is true, it implies that the military might of the U.S. government was used to benefit commercial enterprise (a.k.a. “business interests”), which is pretty much the textbook definition of fascism, although personally, I might prefer the term thugocracy, or, the “Washington Mafia.”