Russia, Nord Stream
MEPs from countries receiving transit money from Russia continue to worry about the fate of the bypassing gas pipelines Opal and Nord Stream-2.
Russia would be able to use Nord Stream-1 and Nord Stream-2 gas pipelines to blackmail Europe, the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Vitold Vashchikovskiy stated.
The Commercial Director of Nord Stream 2 Reinhard Ontid also added that a gas deficit in Europe would appear by 2020.
In February “Gazprom” transferred EUR710 million to Nord Stream 2, the operator of “Nord Steram-2” to increase the registered capital of the company.
In the coming weeks Nord Stream 2 would launch the procedure for obtaining the permits, necessary for the Nord Stream 2 project to be constructed, from all the countries affected by the project, No
The decision to provide Gazprom with the additional capacity in the Opal pipeline complies with EU legislation.Edited by Rhod Mackenzie / 2017-03-07 09:14:45
The decision to provide additional capacity in the Opal pipeline for Gazprom complied with the EU legislation, the EC vice-president for energy union Maroš Šefčovič told reporters on
Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency of Germany) believes that there are no legislative obstacles for the construction of “Nord Stream-2” gas pipeline, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitu
Russia and the European Commission share a common position on the Opal gas pipeline.
Gazprom increased gas supply to Germany by 24.3% in February.
"Naftogaz Ukraine" has sent to the European Court of Justice a request for accession to the PGNIG lawsuit against the decision of the European Commission on the Opal.