Posted on June 15, 2022
“In relation to the news of a reduction in Russian gas supplies, the Minister of Ecological Transition Roberto Cingolani announces that the trend of gas flows is constantly monitored in collaboration with the operators and that at the moment there are no criticalities”.
This was announced by the press office of the minister.
The ministry responds to what alarming was published on the platform of insider information (pip) for the Remit monitoring of the Energy Markets Operator: “Eni has received communication of a limited reduction in flows from its Russian supplier relating to the supply of gas to Italy. Eni will continue to monitor the evolution of the situation and will communicate any updates “.
Information then confirmed to the media by an Eni spokesperson “Gazprom has communicated a limited reduction in gas supplies for the day of today, equal to approximately 15%. The reasons for the decrease have not been notified at the moment “.
“There is no indication at the moment of risks on energy supplies,” said Tim McPhie, spokesman for the EU Commission, responding to a question about the possible effects of the gas reductions announced by Gazprom yesterday on Nord Stream 1 and today on direct flows. to Eni.
Compared to gas storage, “they are over 50%, today around 52-53%, which is also above the point we were at last year at this moment,” he added.
So for the winter “preparations are underway, this very careful monitoring is underway and there is a much broader effort we are working on to diversify and change our energy supplies and sources.”
After yesterday’s reduced supplies from Gazprom to Germany “we continue to monitor the issue very carefully and remain in contact with the German authorities – he stressed – it only serves to reiterate the importance of the Repower Eu plan”.