The “Nord stream-2” gas pipeline is built on three quarters. Currently, works are continuing in Russia and Germany, the project operator Nord Stream 2 AG said in a statement.
“At the bottom of the Baltic Sea in the waters of Russia, Finland, Sweden and Germany laid 1855 kilometers of the gas pipeline “Nord stream-2″. This is about 75% of the total length of the two threads. Thus, Nord Stream 2 AG moved to lay the final quarter of the pipeline. The construction of both lines of the pipeline is fully completed in the waters of Germany and Finland. Laying of pipes in the territorial waters of Russia continues. Construction work on the coastal areas in Germany and Russia are at an advanced stage,” the report said.
Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller also commented on the achievement of Nord Stream 2 AG landmark milestone. “Nord Stream- 2″ moved into the last quarter!”,- he emphasized.
The “Nord stream -2” project involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the Russian coast across the Baltic Sea to Germany. It is planned to finish it in 2019. The pipeline route is laid through territorial waters or exclusive economic zones of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany.
Nord Stream AG 2 left to get the building permit soon from Denmark. The only shareholder of the company is Gazprom.