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Nord Stream 2 Starts the Annual Release of Valuable Fish Juveniles in Russia

May 24, 2019 | St Petersburg, Russia

Nord Stream 2 Starts the Annual Release of Valuable Fish Juveniles in Russia

Yesterday, Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market through the Baltic Sea, performed the scheduled release of brown trout fish juveniles under the control of the Northwest branch of the Federal Fishery Agency, Fishery Inspection and Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage. In total 146,000 Atlantic salmon juveniles and 37,000 brown trout juveniles will be released this year.
Environmental Conservation Measures Succeeding in Kurgalsky Reserve

May 17, 2019 | St Petersburg, Russia

Environmental Conservation Measures Succeeding in Kurgalsky Reserve

Nord Stream 2 AG, the developer of a new natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea to supply Russian gas to the key EU market, is pleased to report that its environmental conservation measures at the Russian landfall are showing early signs of success.
Public Consultation Process for Third Route Begins in Denmark

May 15, 2019 | Zug, Switzerland/Copenhagen, Denmark

Public Consultation Process for Third Route Begins in Denmark

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the route of the Nord Stream 2 AG natural gas offshore pipeline to the south-east of Bornholm has been made available for public display by the coordinating authority, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA).
On Board the Pioneering Spirit

On Board the Pioneering Spirit

The world’s largest construction vessel is one of the key ships in Nord Stream 2’s fleet. Find out more about how Pioneering Spirit maintains its impressive round-the-clock pipelaying schedule.
Natural Gas Supports Meeting Climate Targets

Natural Gas Supports Meeting Climate Targets

Flexible, efficient, and affordable, natural gas is key to supporting a climate-friendly energy transition. Our infographic illustrates its advantages.
The pipeline is being laid at a rate of up to 3 km per day

The pipeline is being laid at a rate of up to 3 km per day

Pipe lay vessels act as floating factories, welding and testing pipe sections before joining them onto the main pipe string. Pipe sections must be delivered to the vessels in time to maintain the 24 hour production schedule.

Solitaire Starts Laying the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Russian Waters

April 30, 2019 | St Petersburg, Russia/Zug, Switzerland

Solitaire Starts Laying the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Russian Waters

Today pipelay vessel Solitaire started laying the first line of the Nord Stream 2 twin gas pipeline in Russian waters. Solitaire will spend about a month constructing one of the two approximately 100-kilometres-long sections in the Russian territorial sea.
How the Pipeline Fuels the EU Economy

How the Pipeline Fuels the EU Economy

Nord Stream 2 will offer competitive access to natural gas, contribute to the European GDP, create jobs and lower gas bills. Our infographic illustrates its EU benefits.
Nord Stream delivered at full capacity in 2018

Nord Stream delivered at full capacity in 2018

Utilisation of the existing Nord Stream pipeline has increased every year since it opened in 2011, reaching a record volume in 2018. The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will provide additional capacities to meet the EU’s growing energy needs. 

What It Takes to Orchestrate 24/7 Pipelaying

What It Takes to Orchestrate 24/7 Pipelaying

Managers on board state-of-the-art pipelaying vessels explain how they maintain Nord Stream 2's impressive construction schedule.
Nord Stream 2 Starts the Annual Release of Valuable Fish Juveniles in Russia

May 24, 2019 | St Petersburg, Russia

Nord Stream 2 Starts the Annual Release of Valuable Fish Juveniles in Russia

Yesterday, Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market through the Baltic Sea, performed the scheduled release of brown trout fish juveniles under the control of the Northwest branch of the Federal Fishery Agency, Fishery Inspection and Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage. In total 146,000 Atlantic salmon juveniles and 37,000 brown trout juveniles will be released this year.
On Board the Pioneering Spirit

On Board the Pioneering Spirit

The world’s largest construction vessel is one of the key ships in Nord Stream 2’s fleet. Find out more about how Pioneering Spirit maintains its impressive round-the-clock pipelaying schedule.
Natural Gas Supports Meeting Climate Targets

Natural Gas Supports Meeting Climate Targets

Flexible, efficient, and affordable, natural gas is key to supporting a climate-friendly energy transition. Our infographic illustrates its advantages.
Environmental Conservation Measures Succeeding in Kurgalsky Reserve

May 17, 2019 | St Petersburg, Russia

Environmental Conservation Measures Succeeding in Kurgalsky Reserve

Nord Stream 2 AG, the developer of a new natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea to supply Russian gas to the key EU market, is pleased to report that its environmental conservation measures at the Russian landfall are showing early signs of success.
The pipeline is being laid at a rate of up to 3 km per day

The pipeline is being laid at a rate of up to 3 km per day

Pipe lay vessels act as floating factories, welding and testing pipe sections before joining them onto the main pipe string. Pipe sections must be delivered to the vessels in time to maintain the 24 hour production schedule.

Nord Stream delivered at full capacity in 2018

Nord Stream delivered at full capacity in 2018

Utilisation of the existing Nord Stream pipeline has increased every year since it opened in 2011, reaching a record volume in 2018. The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will provide additional capacities to meet the EU’s growing energy needs. 

Public Consultation Process for Third Route Begins in Denmark

May 15, 2019 | Zug, Switzerland/Copenhagen, Denmark

Public Consultation Process for Third Route Begins in Denmark

The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the route of the Nord Stream 2 AG natural gas offshore pipeline to the south-east of Bornholm has been made available for public display by the coordinating authority, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA).
How the Pipeline Fuels the EU Economy

How the Pipeline Fuels the EU Economy

Nord Stream 2 will offer competitive access to natural gas, contribute to the European GDP, create jobs and lower gas bills. Our infographic illustrates its EU benefits.