Gazprom set to boost gas flows through Nord Stream, Opal pipes

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Gazprom will be able to increase gas transmission through the Nord Stream and Opal by 10 to 12 bcm this year, said the National Energy Security Fund head in Moscow.

Kiev is concerned that increased flows on Opal will reduce the volumes of Russian gas sent to Europe through Ukraine


Gazprom will be able to increase gas transmission through the Nord Stream and Opal gas pipeline by 10 to 12 billion cubic metres in 2017, following the European Commission's decision in late October to expand the Russian gas monopoly’s access to Opal, which links its Nord Stream pipeline with the Czech Republic and Germany.

Konstantin Simonov, the general director of the National Energy Security Fund in Moscow, writing for New Europe: “Meanwhile, other routes of gas supplies to the European m...


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