Operator: Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Completed 2-Week Maintenance


FRANKFURT, July 31 (Reuters) - Nord Stream has finished its annual maintenance work begun on July 17 and resumed gas transmission on the Russia to Europe route through the Baltic Sea, a note on the website of the operating consortium for the twin pipeline said.

The maintenance finished a day ahead of schedule.

The 1,224 kilometre (760 mile) pipeline, running to Germany via the sea, has a capacity of 55 billion cubic metres.

Nord Stream is a joint venture of Russia's Gazprom and Germany's Wintershall, PEG Infrastruktur/E.ON , Gasunie of the Netherlands and France's Engie.

(Reporting by Vera Eckert, editing by Louise Heavens)


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