Poland, Ukraine Hail EU Court Ruling that Curbs Gazprom’s Nord Stream Pipeline Access


Gazprom says it is analyzing the legal and commercial consequences of a September 10 court ruling that reduced gas flows via the Opal pipeline, which connects Germany with the Russian state-owned gas company's Nord Stream pipeline, Reuters reports. 

The ruling by the EU's top court in Luxembourg reinstated curbs on gas flows through Opal, half-owned by Gazprom, to 35 percent of the capacity of Germany's onshore pipeline extension of Nord Stream 1.

The EU General Court's ruling essentially annulled a European Commission (EC) decision from 2016.

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