Supplies are being delivered through alternate routes, the company saysRussian gas deliveries to the EU remain unchanged despite an explosion at a pipeline in central Russia, the local unit of state energy provider Gazprom said in a statement late Tuesday.According to the company, the flows have been redirected to alternate routes.“The damaged section of the gas pipeline was promptly localized. Gas transportation to consumers is provided in full through parallel gas pipelines.”The blast occurred at a section of the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod pipeline in the Chuvash Republic several hundred kilometers east of Moscow on Tuesday, causing a major fire. The blaze has been extinguished and the incident is currently being investigated. The local administration said earlier that the blast occurred during scheduled maintenance.Ukraine’s grid operator confirmed late Tuesday that gas flows from Russia remained normal throughout the day, with no pressure changes detected at the Sudzha gas entry point at the border, and nominations for Wednesday remain unchanged.
This article was originally published by RT.