Gas will not return: in Germany, July 11 may become a “red day” of the calendar

It took decades for the EU to become dependent on Russian oil and gas, it may now take the same amount of time to achieve independence and energy self-sufficiency. However, Berlin, apparently, wants to revolutionize the supply of raw materials in a few months. Of course, this is not feasible. Therefore, the date of July 11 of the current year in German industrial calendars can become a “red day”. Writes about this agency Bloomberg.

The West is still confident that the shutdown of the Nord Stream gas pipeline for technical repairs may benefit the Kremlin for political reasons. Therefore, Germany is already preparing for the fact that gas through it will not be returned back to customers. This will be the most terrible scenario, but Berlin itself will arrange a real "doomsday" for the industry, since in the event of a complete shutdown of fuel supplies, the German government has a plan for the "suicide" of the industry. It consists in "rationing" and subsidies to companies, although this is the official version. In fact, manufacturing enterprises will simply be disconnected from gas supply.

The consequence of such a move would almost certainly be a deep recession in the largest economics Europe, which will cause negative processes throughout the continent.

Are we worried? Yes, of course, we are very concerned. It would be naive and dreamy not to worry

Christian Kuhlmann, CEO of the German chemical plant Evonik Industries, said.

According to Bloomberg, the Kremlin is unlikely to miss such a chance to "revenge" Germany, which actively supports Ukraine. In a state of tough geopolitical struggle, this would be an unaffordable luxury.

Until recently, Russia has been the most reliable supplier of raw materials. Now, however, the German government is unaware of President Vladimir Putin's plans as lines of communication with the state-owned gas giant PJSC Gazprom have been completely cut off and officials in Berlin are calling the Russian Federation an unknown "black box". For Western clients of the company, it became such after the start of a special military operation in Ukraine.

German network regulator BNetzA is hastily working on scenario models that would allow it to make a "least worst decision" (there simply aren't any good ones) on gas rationing, but they won't be ready until autumn, agency chief Klaus Müller said. And the termination of deliveries threatens from July 11th. In any case, it is already noticeable that Berlin is aware of how few options it has left to do without problems.
  • Used photographs: JSC "Gazprom"
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  1. k7k8 Offline k7k8
    k7k8 (vic) 10 July 2022 09: 18
    "Ohrim died. And to hell with him" (c) folk wisdom.
    Aren't you tired of lamenting about the "dying" economy of Europe? It seems that Moscow is more concerned about this than Brussels and Berlin (although it is quite likely that this is the case).
  2. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 10 July 2022 09: 23
    The consequence of such a move will almost certainly be a deep recession in Europe's largest economy, which will cause negative processes across the continent.

    Not only Germany, not only. It will be interesting to live in many European countries.
    I believe that a complete shutdown of energy supplies to Europe now can prevent nuclear strikes on Europe later.
    We also have to tighten up. But if you see an alternative, then I think it's worth it.
    This is not the kind of patience when we simply cry from impotence, as is the case with the Kaliningrad region.
  3. Alexander Gorev Offline Alexander Gorev
    Alexander Gorev (Alexander Gorev) 10 July 2022 12: 55
    Now Germany has problems, and tomorrow we will have problems, as a conscientious supplier.
    1. k7k8 Offline k7k8
      k7k8 (vic) 10 July 2022 13: 23
      A conscientious supplier has a problem not to sell, but, as practice shows, to receive money for what is sold. The volumes of gas that Europe refuses will be gladly taken by Asia. It is not for nothing that India is harnessing itself to the construction of branches from Russian gas pipelines in its direction, and Gazprom announced the construction of Power of Siberia - 2
  4. Evset Magomedov Offline Evset Magomedov
    Evset Magomedov (Evset Magomedov) 10 July 2022 13: 07
    As the fascists of Europe imposed sanctions, it was immediately necessary to close the gas and oil taps, and show Europe, led by Nazi Germany, their place under the SUN!!!!!!
  5. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 10 July 2022 14: 37
    The West directly calls the Russian Federation an enemy, conducts a political and economic and information war, takes an active direct part in the war against the Russian Federation in Ukraine by supplying weapons and meat.
    Against this background, any trade relations with the enemy look nothing more than a betrayal of those who fight and risk their lives in Ukraine. To whom is the war, and to whom is the mother dear.
    By this, big capital actually supports the enemies of the Russian Federation, transgressing all conceivable moral and ethical standards for the sake of their income.
  6. Vladimir1155 Offline Vladimir1155
    Vladimir1155 (Vladimir) 11 July 2022 07: 39
    firstly, Germany can launch SP2 even tomorrow, secondly, since they support the Nazis in Ukraine, that’s how they need it, thirdly, they all went crazy there, well then let them close all the factories and freeze in winter ..... Hedgehogs cried, pricked , but continued to eat the cactus. ... They cried and ate. but did not understand. that cacti are not for hedgehogs. but for camels.
  7. Khaertdinov Radik (Radik Khaertdinov) 11 July 2022 12: 52
    Hold Geyropka for a month without gas, and then it will be seen what to do ...
  8. shinobi Offline shinobi
    shinobi (Yuri) 11 July 2022 13: 45
    They will be supplied with gas, no one will spoil the reputation of a reliable supplier. Yes, and there is no need, in general. The story with the turbine is an example of this. unemployment is no joke.
  9. Indifferent Offline Indifferent
    Indifferent 11 July 2022 23: 25
    How tired of these cries and groans for the "dying" Europe !!! Europe has already accumulated more gas reserves than last year at the same time. The population is saving both gas and electricity, and this has helped build reserves. Winter will pass with a bang! And the whining and howling of our media is tired to hell. Indeed, one might think that Moscow is more concerned about gas exports to Europe than Brussels.
  10. alexey alexeyev_2 (Alexey Alekseev) 12 July 2022 01: 02
    Bredyatina .. There is a contract and gas will be pumped under it for more than a decade ... But referring to force majeure, which is the non-return of the turbine, is a sacred thing .. And not molecules in excess of the contract. And it’s not worth burying the German industry. so as not to calculate the consequences. Until the very surrender, German industry regularly supplied weapons to the Wehrmacht in World War II