The pipeline is ready to start.
Russian representatives of Gazprom announced the completion of the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline. The facility is completely set and ready for work, media reports statements from representatives of the holding company on a closed-door conference call.
The general manager has been notified of the completion of construction, reports TASS.
Earlier, the Kremlin pointed out that Europe has yet to name the company that will certify the Russian gas pipeline. It takes time, said Dmitry Peskov, press secretary to the Russian president, in an interview.
The Kremlin also underlined the importance of the project, the Russian authorities are convinced that the gas pipeline will play an important role in the energy supply of Europe.
On the eve of the media reported the request of Ukrainians to Germany to be involved in the certification process of Nord Stream 2. This information was confirmed by Fitte Wolf, spokesperson for the Nord Stream 2. Federal Network Agency. Naftogaz Ukraine and the Nezalezhnaya gas transport system have applied for certification with the German authorities.
Germany has not yet decided whether Ukraine will participate in the certification of the Russian gas pipeline.
Recall the capacity of Severny stream-2 “& # 8211; 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year. The first chain of the gas pipeline was laid in early summer, the second in September of this year.
As Topnews wrote earlier, insiders have signaled Ukraine's desire to delay certification of the Russian-German Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
Technically, the process may take another two months.
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