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Gazprom Supply Jitters Roil Gas Market Facing Return of Freeze

February 7th 2017 - 09:14

Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom said on Wednesday that it reduced shipments through the Opal pipeline in Germany, which delivered about 15 percent of Russia’s gas exports outside the former Soviet Union last month, following a legal challenge led by Poland. 

What exactly is behind the move? Bloomberg spoke about the matter with Sijbren de Jong. The full article can be read here.

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Sijbren de Jong is a Strategic Analyst at HCSS and lecturer in Geo-Economics at Leiden University, The Hague. He has a PhD in EU external energy security relations from the University of Leuven and holds degrees in Economic Geography (MSc) from the University of Groningen and Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (MA) from the University of Leuven. His geographical areas of expertise include Russia, Central Asia and the Caspian Sea Region; Central and Eastern Europe; and the Western Balkans.