Gazprom imposed serious restrictions on gas supplies to Europe

Recently we Reportedhow Poland decided to stop Russia from refusing gas transit through Ukraine. Then the state "Polish Oil and Gas Company" (PGNiG) announced that it had won in the court of the European Union (EU) the case of the OPAL gas pipeline, which runs through Germany. And now, it became known that the German Federal Grid Agency banned the operator OPAL Gastransport GmbH from supplying gas in excess of those prescribed by the EU court.

This is stated in the official statement of the regulator. This means that the OPAL gas pipeline has fallen into disgrace. Moreover, the operator company is now prohibited from participating in additional auctions for gas pipeline capacities, which are subject to a court decision.

We remind you that the OPAL gas pipeline is a continuation of the offshore section of the Nord Stream gas pipeline. In turn, the EUGAL gas pipeline under construction, running parallel to the OPAL gas pipeline, will be a continuation of the offshore section of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Given the court’s decision, now Gazprom will not be able to participate in the auction for gas supplies through the OPAL gas pipeline, which is due to take place on September 16, 2019. However, than to drown in winter, let the Germans think for themselves, and thank the neighbors - the Poles. The most interesting thing is that the German regulator is ready to fine Gazprom if it supplies more gas to the Germans. Gazprom has the right to only 50% of the capacity of the OPAL gas pipeline. And apparently, EUGAL is waiting for a similar mess.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 13 September 2019 18: 04
    So, Russia, in spite of this, needs to reduce gas supplies through Ukraine and Poland ... and to Ukraine and Poland, first of all, since trade is voluntary, and the Russian Federation is not obliged to supply gas to hostile Russian states ... And let the Germans think that it’s more important for them - gas for themselves or the ambitions of the poor in Ukraine and Poland sick with Russophobia.
    1. vik669 Offline vik669
      vik669 (vik669) 13 September 2019 20: 51
      This means that Europe does not need gas and since 2020 it is necessary to reduce gas supplies through Ukraine and Poland ... and to Ukraine and Poland in the first place. It seems that they, deciding their selfish interests, decide for the whole of Europe. Well, the National Treasure of some people and their defective managers may not ...!
  2. Port Offline Port
    Port 13 September 2019 18: 15
    The faster they turn off Svidomo immigrants from transit, the better it will be for everyone, even to the pshek better.
  3. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 13 September 2019 18: 31
    - No gloating ... - one bitterness ... - But this is an "expected pattern" ...
    - Personally, I'm already tired of writing about the "trap" that Gazprom falls into ...
    - Well, here it is a "trap" .., or rather - it is also a "beginning of a trap", tk. there are still real serious Gazprom troubles ahead ... - I will not repeat myself and list them again ...
    -It always happens when illiterate and professionally unsuitable leaders undertake to manage the whole gas industry ... -It's like a person who cannot drive a car and does not know the rules, put behind the wheel of a giant tractor and allow this "woe to the driver" to drive along the highway. ..
    - The final will always be very sad ...
    - I think that Gazprom will soon go under the hammer piece by piece ... - Already today, a substantial part of Gazprom's assets does not belong to Gazprom ... - And then ... - then Gazprom will simply crush China ...
    “Then China will buy back a substantial part of the former Gazprom’s assets and become a full-fledged master of Russian mineral resources and the entire Russian gas industry ...” - such is the result of this Gazprom tragedy, and the Russian one too ...
  4. Panting Offline Panting
    Panting (Vyacheslav) 13 September 2019 19: 37
    A cold winter will show who is good!
  5. Alexander Churinov (Alexander) 13 September 2019 21: 53
    It is impossible to sign an agreement with Ukrainians on their terms. Starting January 1, it may be necessary to suspend gas transit to Europe through Ukraine. To offset losses, Gazprom needs to sell LNG to Europe through terminals. After all, 20 have already built them. Our gas will still be cheaper than American (should be). From January 1, there will be a jump in gas prices in Europe. Let the whole of Europe pay for Ukrainians and Poles.