WARSAW, Poland –
The Polish operator of an oil pipeline operating to Germany stated Saturday that it has fixed the harm that triggered a leak earlier this week and that the flow of crude oil from Russia has been absolutely restored.
The state-run operator, PERN, stated that each strains of the Druzhba pipeline have been working usually, transporting oil.
It stated that the reason for the leak that occurred Tuesday in a discipline in central Poland continues to be being investigated.
The Druzhba pipeline, which in Russian means “Friendship,” was constructed within the Nineteen Sixties and is likely one of the world’s largest pipeline methods, bringing crude oil from Siberia to central Europe. It branches to attain Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Austria and Germany.
The leak follows assaults final month on the Baltic Sea Nord Stream 1 and a pair of gasoline pipelines, by which explosives are stated to have been used. Europe has been taking steps to cut back its reliance on Russian vitality after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.