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Both lines of the pipeline “Nord stream” stopped for two weeks for routine maintenance. Their work will resume on 30 July. About it writes “Interfax”, citing data from the gas transportation companies OPAL Gastransport and NEL Gastransport.
Stopping the pipeline is produced in the framework of regular maintenance, which takes place for the seventh consecutive year since the beginning of its operation. As noted in the project company Nord Stream made timely inspections and repairs will extend the service life of infrastructure 50 years or longer.
At the time of the stop “North stream” increase the volume of gas flow on other routes. In particular, it is possible to expect growth of deliveries through Ukraine, says the Agency. It also notes the possibility of reducing the injection of gas into underground storage (UGS) and the selection of gas from them.
In Nord Stream announced that the schedule of works of the “Nord stream” in advance have been agreed with suppliers and with consumers. Routine maintenance of the gas pipeline considered in applications for the transportation of raw materials to European partners.
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