On the last day of summer, Russia completely stopped Nord Stream and limited gas supplies to France


Gazprom has stopped pumping gas through Nord Stream since August 31 in connection with repair work at the only functioning turbine of the Portovaya compressor station.


The complete shutdown of the joint venture was confirmed by the pipeline operator Nord Stream AG. The planned repair of equipment will last until September 2, after which gas supplies will resume in the amount of 33 million cubic meters per day.

Along with this, the Russian gas corporation has suspended the transportation of blue fuel to the French company Engie since September 1 due to non-payment for gas volumes already delivered last month. Gazprom’s telegram channel notes that the restriction was imposed in accordance with the Decree of the President of Russia dated March 31.03.2022, 172 No. XNUMX “On a special procedure for the fulfillment by foreign buyers of obligations to Russian suppliers of natural gas.”

According to the text of the document, the Russian Federation suspends transportation if the buyer does not pay for the delivered fuel in full in accordance with the signed contracts.

Meanwhile, according to the London-based ICE stock exchange, European gas prices rose to $31 per 2900 cubic meters on August 2919. The October gas futures price at the TTF hub in the Netherlands was $XNUMX per XNUMX cubic meters.
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  1. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 31 August 2022 14: 40
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    Stop a little, you need to stop forever
  2. Irek Offline Irek
    Irek (Paparazzi Kazan) 31 August 2022 14: 58
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    They got what they deserved.
    1. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
      Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 31 August 2022 23: 33
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      That's the problem, they didn't get it.
      Exports to the EU, which is almost 100% NATO members, amounted to 120,4 billion euros in the first half of the year - almost doubled compared to the same period last year, and this is when NATO calls Russia an enemy and makes plans for decolonization .
  3. zenion Offline zenion
    zenion (zinovy) 1 September 2022 16: 36
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    Miss again. Who does this at the end of the summer. This should be done at the beginning of summer and repaired, even the control roof. Who pumps gas if the roof is faulty. Could you consult with me? I don’t take a lot, and such poor structures don’t have a penny of any money.