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European Gas Prices Slip on Signs of Lower Russia-Supply Risk

  • Nord Stream pipeline scheduled to end maintenance this week
  • Power grids still strained as heat wave bears down on region
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European natural gas prices dipped following a report indicating that Russian gas flows via the Nord Stream pipeline to Germany would resume on time Thursday. 

The pipeline -- the main gas link from Russia to the European Union -- is expected to operate at reduced levels following planned maintenance, according to people familiar with the matter.