Gazprom on Saturday did not deliver gas to the Italian energy company Eni because, according to the Russian company, the impossibility of transit through Austria.
Eni stated this on its website on Saturday, European Pravda reports.
“On October 1, 2022, Gazprom announced that it could not confirm the delivery of the volumes of gas requested today due to the declared impossibility of transporting gas through Austria. Thus, today the flows of Russian gas destined for Eni through the Tarvisio entry point will be zero,” – says. in a company message.
At the same time, an Eni representative in a commentary to the ANSA agency noted that Austria continues to receive gas at the delivery point on the border of Slovakia and Austria.
“We are working to check with Gazprom whether it is possible to resume the flow to Italy,” he said.
As reported, Italy plans to reduce gas consumption by 7% during the winter.
The Italian plan calls for a two-week reduction in the winter heating schedule and a reduction in heating in homes and offices.