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Nord Stream 2 analyzes consequences of expanding U.S. sanctions

Nord Stream 2 analyzes consequences of expanding U.S. sanctions

The operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is analyzing the possible consequences for the project if the bill that expands sanctions on the pipeline comes into force. Neglecting interests of European consumers, who will be forced to pay more …

Poland may fine Gazprom over Nord Stream 2 pipeline case

Poland may fine Gazprom over Nord Stream 2 pipeline case

Poland’s UOKiK watchdog may fine Russian gas producer Gazprom up to 50 million euros ($56 million) due to a lack of cooperation in anti-monopoly proceedings related to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, UOKiK said. UOKiK …

Germany refuses to exempt Nord Stream-2 from EU Directive

Germany refuses to exempt Nord Stream-2 from EU Directive

Germany's Federal Network Agency refused Nord Stream 2 AG in withdrawing the Nord Stream 2 project from the rules of the updated EU Gas Directive, the regulator said. "The Bundesnetzagentur has today rejected the application of …

Germany recalls importance of Nord Stream 2 to Europe

Germany recalls importance of Nord Stream 2 to Europe

Head of the Bundestag's economy and energy committee Klaus Ernst said the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is important for Europe, as it will allow more gas to be produced. "Germany and Europe decide for …

TAP gas pipeline 93.5% completed

TAP gas pipeline 93.5% completed

The progress in the implementation of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is 93.5% as of late February, according to TAP AG consortium. It was noted that every day hundreds of meters of TAP’s Right of Way are cleared, strung, …

Westminster council opposes plan to build Holocaust memorial

Westminster council opposes plan to build Holocaust memorial

Westminster city council has objected to a proposal to build a national Holocaust memorial centre in a park next to the Houses of Parliament. The council’s planning committee raised concerns about the impact of the plans on one of …

Denmark considering new Nord stream 2 permit

Denmark considering new Nord stream 2 permit

The Danish Energy Agency said it has begun negotiations with Nord Stream 2 AG regarding the unfinished Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the section southeast of Bornholm, but the involvement of any specific new vessels has not yet been …

OMV invests 113 mln euro in Nord Stream 2 last year

OMV invests 113 mln euro in Nord Stream 2 last year

Austria’s OMV company, one of Gazprom’s five European partners in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, invested 113 mln euro in the project in 2019, the company said in a report. "Cash flow from investing …

Russia to complete Nord Stream 2 on its own

Russia to complete Nord Stream 2 on its own

Russia will complete the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project, head of Gazprom Export Elena Burmistrova said speaking at the European Gas Conference. She stressed that the pipeline is currently 94% complete. …

Kremlin: Russia has capacities to complete Nord Stream 2

Kremlin: Russia has capacities to complete Nord Stream 2

The Kremlin expects that the construction of Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be completed in the near future, Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "There are certain capacities that allow us to hope that we will …

Novak: Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be built despite sanctions

Novak: Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be built despite sanctions

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will be built despite sanctions, although it remains unclear at present whether Swiss company Allseas will be able to complete the project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said. "It’s too …

Merkel declares war on Trump over Nord Stream 2

Merkel declares war on Trump over Nord Stream 2

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's reaction to the U.S. possible sanctions on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is a "clear declaration of war" on U.S. President Donald Trump, according to Bild …

Europe to treat itself to Turkish Stream on New Year's day

Europe to treat itself to Turkish Stream on New Year's day

Bulgaria is ready to ensure transit gas supplies to Greece and North Macedonia from the Turkish Stream pipeline starting January 1, 2020 chief executive of state gas network operator Bulgartransgaz Vladimir Malinov said. …

Bulgarian PM explains delay in Turkish Stream construction

Bulgarian PM explains delay in Turkish Stream construction

Bulgaria is building the Balkan Stream - a branch of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline through Bulgaria to Serbia - as fast as possible, the delay in the implementation of the project was due to competitive procedures, the gas pipeline should be …

TAP infrastructure in Albania not affected by earthquake

TAP infrastructure in Albania not affected by earthquake

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) infrastructure has not been affected by the earthquake in Albania, TAP Head of Communications Lisa Givert said. "TAP stands in solidarity with the Albanian nation and we …

First gas introduced into Greek section of TAP

First gas introduced into Greek section of TAP

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG started to introduce the first natural gas into a 2 km section of the pipeline in Greece between the Evros river and the Kipoi compressor station, according to the TAP AG consortium. "This …

U.S. sanctions to delay Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

U.S. sanctions to delay Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Imposing the U.S. sanctions on the companies laying the Nord Stream 2 pipeline would delay it by over a year, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz said. "The best outcome, and the outcome that I think is likely, is we stop …

TAP project is more than 90% complete

TAP project is more than 90% complete

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project is 90.5% complete as of late October 2019, according to TAP AG consortium. According to the statement, TAP is currently moving further into the project construction phase. "Every day …