The Nord Stream pipeline, which supplies Germany and Europe with Russian gas, was restarted on Thursday after ten days of maintenance, said the company that operates the infrastructure.
The pipeline’s operator, Nord Stream AG, said gas flow had resumed this morning, but the volume would take some time to build up, German news agency DPA reported.
The German Government had accused Russia of using the state of a Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline turbine, repaired in Canada, as a “pretext” to stop deliveries and the European Union (EU) accused Moscow of using gas “as a weapon”. .
According to data transmitted by the Russian giant from Gazprom to Gascade, operator of the German natural gas distribution network, the pipeline is expected to deliver 530 GWh during the day.
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