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Russia to Cut Europe’s Gas Flow via Nord Stream to 20%

By Joe Wallace

25 Jul 2022 · 2 min read

Russia's Gazprom has announced that its gas supplies to Europe will drop to 20% from Wednesday onwards citing 'problems with a turbine'.

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Russian state-owned energy producer Gazprom PJSC said natural-gas exports through the vital Nord Stream pipeline to Germany would drop to about a fifth of the pipe’s capacity, blaming problems with a turbine and raising new questions about Europe’s ability to sock away enough gas for the winter.

The reduction in the pipeline’s capacity—from 40% currently to 20%—is expected to take effect Wednesday, Gazprom said.

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