September 4, 2008

Russia’s Gazprom Resumes Gas Deliveries to Europe Following Pipeline Repair

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS

Moscow, 4 September: In view of the partial completion of repairs by the companies EuRoPol Gaz and Wingas, the Gazprom public company resumed the transportation of gas through the Yamal-Europe pipeline at 1900 hours [presumably Moscow time] on 3 September.

All customer requests are being met in full at present, the Gazprom information directorate said.

The delivery of gas through the Yamal-Europe pipeline was suspended [earlier] at the request of the companies EuRoPol GAZ and Wingas for scheduled repairs in Polish and German territory. The decision about the repairs had been taken back in February 2008.

Originally published by ITAR-TASS news agency, Moscow, in Russian 1427 4 Sep 08.

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