Even if the EU member nations were to stockpile gas to 90 percent of their capacity by October 1 — the start of Europe's winter heating season — supply disruptions will occur. It might take months for Europe to recover if Russia decides to cut off gas supply entirely.
Russia’s Gazprom says it is further reducing natural gas flows through a major pipeline to Europe to 20% of capacity, citing repairs of equipment. The German government rejected the notion that technical reasons would lead to further gas reduction. https://t.co/mWut1n82k0— The Associated Press (@AP) July 25, 2022