Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nord Stream pipeline goes offline for maintenance

Nord Stream, the undersea gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, will undergo scheduled maintenance on both of its lines over the next 11 days.
By Staff reporter 11 September 2017 0 27522

Nord Stream, the undersea gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany, will undergo scheduled maintenance on both of its lines over the next 11 days, the operating company has reported.

Pressure in the pipeline began falling at 2am GMT on Monday, reaching zero by 4am. The maintenance will continue until 22 September and will include maintenance work on the OPAL gas pipeline’s terminal in Greifswald and the Radeland compressor station.

Work on Nord Stream will increase the volume of gas sent via Ukraine. Gas transport volumes...