Europe advocates energy conservation amid gas shortage

(MENAFN) Following the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow following the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the European Union (EU) puts energy efficiency at the forefront of efforts to reduce gas demand.

The move was made in response to energy giant Gazprom announcing on Monday that it would cut gas flow through Nord Stream 1, one of the main pipelines for bringing Russian gas to Russia. Europe.

The restricted gas flow on the pipeline, essential for transiting Russian gas to Europe via Germany, was caused, the company says, by the maintenance of a major Siemens turbine engine at the Portovaya compressor station. .

The company announced that due to turbine problems, exports through the pipeline which carries 167 million cubic meters of gas per day will be reduced from the range of 40% to 20% the previous week.


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