Nord Stream will be stopped for scheduled maintenance

Both lines of the “Nord Stream” gas pipeline will be stopped for scheduled maintenance from July 14 to 26, the project operator Nord Stream AG reported.

The maintenance schedule was agreed in advance with Nord Stream AG’s upstream and downstream gas transportation partners.

The operator also noted that all maintenance and operation of the gas pipeline is carried out in compliance with the necessary security measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The “Nord stream” gas export pipeline from Russia to Europe was launched in 2011. Two lines of the gas pipeline with a combined capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas-run along the bottom of the Baltic Sea from Vyborg in Russia to Greifswald in Germany. The actual volumes of gas pumping through the pipeline exceed the design capacity: in 2019, Gazprom exported 58.5 billion cubic meters of gas via the “Nord stream.”

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