Russian gas resumed flowing through the biggest pipeline between Russia and Germany on Thursday after a 10-day outage, the operator said, easing concerns that a maintenance period would be extended.
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The resumption could take several hours, a spokesperson told Reuters.
Requests on the Nord Stream 1 pipeline for gas flows from Russia into Germany were at 29,284,591 kwh/h for 0600-0700 CET (0400-0500 GMT), from zero previously, data from the operator’s website showed.
Gas flows via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline into the OPAL connection point and NEL connection points were up, data from the Gascade pipeline operator showed on Thursday.