ShreeMetalPrices: Yamal-Europe Pipeline sees an Increase in Eastward Gas Flows while Russian Gas Flows Decline.


According to operator statistics, on Wednesday, Eastbound gas flows through the Yamal-Europe pipeline from Germany to Poland increased. While deliveries of Russian gas through Ukraine significantly decreased.

Data from operator Gascade revealed that exit flows at the Mallnow metering point near the German border increased to 5,765,775 kWh/h between 8:00 and 9:00. CET from roughly 2,935,000 kWh/h seen for the most of Tuesday.

The increase in flows was consistent with requests for gas, sometimes known as nominations.

On Wednesday, Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said. That it would flow 41.6 million cubic metres (mcm) of gas into Europe via Ukraine, a tiny decrease from the 42.4 mcm it has recently pumped.

However, according to statistics from the Ukrainian transmission system. Nominations for Russian gas entering Slovakia from Ukraine through the Velke Kapusany border point remained consistent at 36.9 million cubic metres (mcm), unchanged from the day before.

The Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which runs from Germany to Russia across the Baltic Sea, continues to carry no gas.

Two significant leaks have been found close to the Danish island of Bornholm. In what is widely believe to be an act of sabotage, though it is still unclear who committed it. The pipeline will be shut down until at least October 26.

The pipeline already shut down as of August 31. After Moscow attributed supply interruptions to technical difficulties and Western sanctions.