After the restoration, which ended on Thursday, the offshore gas Pipeline "Northern stream" (Nord Stream) has resumed pumping gas, said the notary of the project.
"started After the break, all according to the plan," said a source in the interview to the news Agency." Nord stream " was restarted on Thursday at 7. 00 GMT, transfer Agency oil information referring to the commissioners of the European gas transmission operators.
remember, pumping gas in the European Union through the "Nord stream" was suspended from eleven to 20 August for annual planned maintenance of both pipelines. Per day stops Nord Stream was a failure on a gas pipeline " Yamal-Europe ", but the equipment of compressor station "Mallnow" on the border of Poland and Germany managed to restart and gas transportation resumed on the same day. In a reversal from past practice, at the time of stop of the "Nord stream" this time Gazprom fundamentally did not increase the transit of gas through Ukraine – only led to high transportation through the pipeline "Yamal-Europe" and reduced the pumping of natural gas to the European store. The press service of Nord Stream said that the reconstruction schedule was drawn up in consultation with partners of the " Nord stream ", and immediately After the end of the technical service of gas transportation to the European partners, is expected to start again in the previous volumes, - which was done on Thursday. The gas pipeline "Nord stream" consists of 2 thread length of 1224 km and with a capacity of 27, 5 billion cubic meters of gas per year each. It connects the grid of the European Union with the largest natural gas fields directly through the Baltic sea. Onshore continuation of the Nord Stream within Germany are pipelines NEL and OPAL. The shareholders of Nord Stream – Gazprom (51%), German organization Wintershall and E. ON Ruhgas (fifteen, 5%) and Dutch Gasunie and French ENGIE (9%).