Highlights Part of technical preparations ahead of commercial launch Nord Stream 2 can help ‘stabilize’ European prices: Putin First string of new pipeline filled with gas in October The operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany said Dec. 29 it had completed the process of filling the second 27.5 Bcm/year 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 and started filling the second string with gas Dec. 17. “As of Dec. 29, the gas-in procedure for the second string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been […]