Update on technical problem at Noord-Holland compressor station

With regard to the compressor situation at Anna Paulowna BBL Company would like to inform you that on August 25, 2008, according to schedule, the repaired compressor has been reinstalled at Anna Paulowna.

The situation now is that the compressor in the coming period has to be connected, tested and commissioned. These activities are expected to be finalized by mid October, 2008 which means that from the start of the 2008 winter season the BBL pipeline will be running again with spare compressor capacity.

We will keep you informed via this website.