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Middle East & Africa Trade

May 2018

Maintenance on gas infrastructure in Ukraine and on the Blue Stream pipeline will limit Russian gas supplies to Turkey in May.

Russian pipeline gas supplies to Turkey via the Westward pipeline were restricted in the first half of May by maintenance at Ukrtransgaz facilities in Ukraine. Consequently, Russia sent only 386 million cubic metres (MMcm) via the pipeline in the first 22 days of the month, much lower than the 707 MMcm it sent during the same period in 2017. Gazprom had expected the disruption to...