The developer of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline said July 20 the investments needed to complete the 55 Bcm/year link could be blocked if the US imposed sanctions against companies involved in the project. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now In a hardening of its position against Russian energy export projects, the US State Department on July 15 updated part of its Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) legislation from August 2017. Companies involving in building the Nord Stream 2 link to Germany and the second line of the TurkStream pipeline to southern Europe — both still under construction — can now be targeted, whereas before they were exempted from potential measures under the CAATSA […]