Russia-EU gas flows through Nord Stream 1 plummeted at the start of maintenance According to Reuters
© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pipes at the landing facility of the ‘Nord Flow 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke // File Photo
BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) – Gas flows through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline from Russia to Germany declined on Monday morning as pipeline maintenance was underway, operator data showed.
Material flow dropped to 439,720 kwh/hr (kWh/h) on Monday, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., compared with more than 29 million kwh/hr in the early morning and most days before.
Nord Stream 1 begins its annual maintenance on Monday, with streams expected to stop until the maintenance ends on July 21, but governments, markets and companies are worried about the outage. action may be prolonged due to the war in Ukraine.
Data from the Ukrainian transmission system operator shows that nominations for Russian gas flows into Slovakia from Ukraine via the Velke Kapusany border point at 37.8 million cubic meters (mcm) per day, up from 36 ,9 cubic meters the previous day.
Russian gas producer Gazprom (MCX:) said its gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine via the Sudzha entry point reached 39.4 mcm on Monday compared with 41.9 mcm a day ago there.
Data from pipeline operator Gascade showed that the eastbound flow of gas through the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Poland from Germany increased on Monday morning.
Outflow at the Mallnow measuring point on the German border stood at 4,803,874 kWh/h, up from around 4,100,000 kWh/h several days earlier.