Highlights Part of technical preparations ahead of commercial launch First string of new pipeline filled with gas in October No decisions on operator certification in first half: regulator The operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany said Dec. 17 it had started the process of filling the second string of the link with gas.

The entire 55 Bcm/year Nord Stream 2 pipeline was completed in September, but commercial operations are yet to begin as the operator waits for regulatory clearance. In the meantime, the operator Nord Stream 2 AG continues the necessary technical preparations for the pipeline ahead of its launch. “As of Dec. 17, the gas-in procedure for the second string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has started,” it said in a statement. “Like the first string, the second string […]