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Russia’s Gazprom to shut gas pipeline to Europe for 3 days

Business mentions regular upkeep as factor for closure

Russia’s state-owned power business Gazprom stated on Friday a vital pipe sharing gas to Europe will certainly close down for 3 days at the end of this month to undertake “regular upkeep.”

In a declaration uploaded online, Gazprom stated that the only functional wind turbine at a vital compressor terminal along the Nord Stream 1 pipe, which connects Western Russia and also Germany, will certainly close down for regular upkeep from August 31 to September 2.

” A collection of regular upkeep according to the present upkeep agreement will certainly be executed collectively with Siemens professionals,” the business stated, in a referral to its German companion, Siemens Power.

Gazprom stated that when job is finished, the circulation of gas with Nord Stream 1 will certainly return to at its previous degree of 33 million cubic meters, or simply 20% of the pipe’s small capability.

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