Although gas pipeline maintenance is usually performed in August, which reduces the amount of purchased natural gas, in this August European customers have import of Russian natural gas by 10.4 % compared to the same month a year ago.
According to the data published by Russian gas company Gazprom, in the first half of August Germany imported about 2 billion cubic meters of gas, which is 11.7 % more than in the same period in 2015 and 22.1 % more than in the first half of July 2016.
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Tags: gas, gas supply, Gazprom, Region, Russia