the supply of Russian gas to Europe through the "Nord stream-2" may start in the coming months, possibly before the end of 2019, said the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
"This is a question for Nord Stream 2 to a greater extent ... Maybe this year will try to do. Depending on the schedule of this project look like now will be restored to the continuation of construction and further speed the completion of various issues relating to commissioning, fill the pipe," said Mr. Novak.
the Pipeline "Nord stream-2" capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from Russia to Germany under the Baltic sea next to the already existing "Northern stream". Its length — more than 1.2 thousand km
November 19, Gazprom is filled with gas to both branches of the "Turkish stream" and completes commissioning.
the Company also reported that the Russkaya cs and the landfall area in Russia is ready to start operation simultaneously completed commissioning at the receiving terminal in Turkey.
the Launch of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" is scheduled before the end of 2019.
we will Remind, at the end of October "Gazprom" has overcome the last obstacle to the completion of the "Nord stream-2": Denmark after two years of discussions, issued a permit for the pipeline construction. She was the last country that delayed construction. On 13 November the German Parliament passed a law that actually allow Gazprom to circumvent regulations of the EU gas Directive and to use the gas pipeline "Nord stream-2" at full capacity.
Total transit capacity of Turkish and Northern stream exceeds 100 billion cubic meters of gas per year.