Groningen fuel fields will never be re-opened since of value rises: ministers

A gas drilling web site. Photo: Graham Dockery

The Netherlands will not boost pure gasoline production from the Groningen fields to head off the affect of soaring gas prices, dwelling affairs minister Kajsa Ollongren and economic affairs minister Stef Blok said on Friday.

The fuel taps will only be turned on once again if there are extremely cold winters, not for price tag rises, the ministers said.

Gasoline prices have been increasing steadily for months and on Thursday finance minister Wopke Hoekstra claimed that the government was seeking into methods of minimizing the impact of the improve on consumers.

Households with a variable energy agreement are now getting really hard strike by the variations, with costs likely up by at minimum €50 a month. Most costs will not adjust right up until January following calendar year, when new contracts arrive into pressure.

‘There is no cause to stress,’ Blok mentioned, incorporating that the storage of normal gas used by households is up to scratch. Fuel for sector is in shorter supply, he mentioned.

Fuel generation from the Groningen fields is now remaining wound down and is owing to halt completely in the coming yr simply because of the complications caused by earthquakes. Some areas will keep on being on standby and will be reopened if necessary since of the temperature problems.

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