Rus News Journal

Shareholders Nord Stream: Northern stream is only the beginning

the Head of company Gasunie Marseilles Kramer during joint a press - conferences with the prime minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has declared that the project Northern stream which will provide deliveries to the Western Europe the Russian natural gas, became very much important step .
M.Kramer has noticed that Northern stream should not be the unique project in which are interested both suppliers of natural gas, and clients, consumers of power resources.
Russia will begin delivery of natural gas through Northern stream already in an early autumn 2011. Before in the summer it will spend trial start of system. While the penultimate stage of the project has come to the end: it was possible to reach the agreement with all countries through which will take place the future gas pipeline.
we will remind that the gas pipeline project Northern stream Which will deliver 55 mlrd cubic metre of natural gas to Europe, will settle down on a sea site and on a land part through territories of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Denmark.
the project Northern stream company Nord Stream AG which is Open Society joint venture " realises; Gazprom (51 %), German concerns BASF and E. On (on 20 %) and N V. Nederlandse Gasunie (9 %). Laid on a bottom of Baltic sea gas pipeline Nord Stream will provide for the first time direct deliveries of the Russian natural gas to the Western Europe. Raw-material base Nord Stream defines the Shtokmanovsky deposit, the licence for which development the affiliated company of Gazprom of Joint-Stock Company " owns; Sevmorneftegaz .