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