Gazprom cuts gas supply to Orsted and Shell Energy for failure to make payments in roubles
Gazprom cuts gas supply to Orsted and Shell Energy, 1 June 2022
Russian gas producer Gazprom has cut off gas supplies to Denmark's Orsted and to Shell Energy for its contract to supply gas to Germany, it said...citing the companies' failure to make payments in roubles.
Gazprom has already halted supplies to Dutch gas trader GasTerra, as well as to Bulgaria, Poland and Finland after their refusal to pay for gas in Russian roubles, as demanded by Moscow in response to Western sanctions over the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
German, Italian and French companies, however, have said they would engage with Moscow's payment scheme to ensure they can maintain supplies...