¬†Ukraine’s state gas company and gas infrastructure operator have issued a demand to the German government to either halt or severely curtail gas flows through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, the head of the gas system operator said on Friday. “With Naftogaz we sent an appeal to the German economy ministry and the German regulator… on the suspension of Nord Stream 1,” the head of Ukraine’s gas system operator Serhiy Makogon told national television. Ukraine is willing and able to provide an alternate transport route to the pipeline, which runs under the Baltic, he said. Germany has already halted Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas project, which was designed to double gas shipments into Germany, as punishment for Russia’s February invasion of Ukraine. […]