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Gas transit across Ukraine 20% up due to repair of Nord Stream

Staff Writer | August 10, 2016
The schedule repair of Nord Stream for the period from August 9 through August 17 has resulted in a rise in Russian gas transit across the Ukrainian gas transport system to Europe by 20%.
Ukraine gas
Energy transport   275 million cubic meters via Ukraine
"Due to repair of Nord Stream gas pumping by Ukraine to Europe grew by 20%, to 275 million cubic meters," Spokesman of public joint-stock company Ukrtransgaz Maksym Beliavsky wrote on his Facebook page.

Beliavsky said that on August 7, gas transit was 220 million cubic meters and on August 8 – 230 million cubic meters.

Earlier Nord Stream announced the compete stoppage of Nord Stream gas pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year passing the Baltic Sea towards Germany.

This is linked to the scheduled maintenance of the pipeline from August 9 to August 17.