NORWAY GAS-Flows to Europe slip further


* Nyhamna's output reduced by 47 mcm/day

* Langeled flows stable at 18.6 mcm/d

OSLO, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Norwegian gas exports to Europefell further on Thursday morning as output from Royal DutchShell's

Nyhamna gas processing was to be reduced morethan previously thought.

Exports to Europe including Britain dropped by 11.3 millioncubic metres (mcm) to 226.5 mcm per day by 0600 GMT comparedwith the 237.8 mcm daily average on Wednesday, data from gassystem operator Gassco showed.

The export figures are based on gas fed into the system at acertain point in time and calculated to a daily average.

Output from the 70 mcm capacity Nyhamna plant, whichprocesses gas from the giant offshore Ormen Lange gas field,will be reduced by 47 mcm per day on Thursday, more thanprevious estimate of 27 mcm, Gassco said.

Supplies to Britain, Europe's most traded market slipped by3.2 mcm to 34.2 mcm. Flows through the UK's main subsea gasimport route, the Langeled pipeline, were stable at 18.6 mcm.

Combined flows to the Netherlands and Germany dropped by 7.2mcm to 115.3 mcm.

Exports to France and Belgium were broadly stable at 42.7mcm and 34.3 mcm respectively.

Volumes can change throughout the day as producers adjustthe amount of gas they pump into the system.

Norway is the second-biggest pipeline gas supplier to Europeafter Russia.

Spot price settlements at European gas trading hubs:

Gas hub Pvs trading session October 10NBP 27.0/63.8 27.5/64.7TTF 26.6 26.6NCG 26.9 26.5Gaspool 27.0 26.8Zeebrugge 26.8 27.0Peg Nord 26.9 26.8Peg Sud 28.6 28.9Oil-indexed price 37.36/87.12 37.36/87.12

NOTE: Prices are in euros per megawatt-hours, except for NBP andoil-indexed prices, which are also given in pence per therm.The oil-indexed price is a monthly estimate by Thomson ReutersPoint Carbon.

(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis; editing by James Jukwey)

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