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Germany to Reach October Gas-Storage Target Already Next Month

  • Facilities filling faster than planned, economy ministry says
  • Habeck says bid to end imports of Russian gas is succeeding
Pipework at a natural gas storage facility in Rehden, Germany.

Pipework at a natural gas storage facility in Rehden, Germany.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg
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Germany’s economy ministry said gas-storage facilities are filling up faster than planned despite uncertainty over supplies through a key pipeline from Russia, and predicted that an October target of 85% capacity should already be reached early next month.