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Nord Stream 2 Begins Public Consultation on Draft EIA Report in Russia

Aug. 4, 2017 | St Petersburg

Nord Stream 2 Begins Public Consultation on Draft EIA Report in Russia

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, has published a draft environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the project in Russia.
Nord Stream 2’s Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure Completed in Finland

July 27, 2017 | Helsinki

Nord Stream 2’s Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure Completed in Finland

The Finnish environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure for Nord Stream 2 was completed today after the coordinating authority, Uusimaa ELY Centre, responsible for the national procedure in Finland, provided its statement on the EIA report of the Finnish section of the planned Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea.
Nord Stream 2 Highlights Need for New Pipeline

July 17, 2017 | Stralsund

Nord Stream 2 Highlights Need for New Pipeline

The public hearing on the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline project in Germany will take place from July 17 until July 21, 2017 under the direction of the relevant permitting authorities – the Federal German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency and the Mining Authority Stralsund.
The Permitting Process in Russia

The Permitting Process in Russia

Through the international permitting process, Nord Stream 2 will consult all countries along the route and explain its plans to protect the environment. Nord Stream 2 is undergoing a comprehensive process to obtain the necessary permits in Russia.
Why Europe Needs Nord Stream 2

Why Europe Needs Nord Stream 2

The benefits of connecting Nord Stream 2 to Europe’s natural gas grid.
Nord Stream operated at 80 percent of delivery capacity in 2016

Nord Stream operated at 80 percent of delivery capacity in 2016

Utilisation of the existing Nord Stream pipeline has increased every year since it opened in 2011, reaching 80 percent of its total transportation capacity in 2016. Around 43.8 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas was delivered to EU consumers during the year – enough to supply over 20 million households.

First concrete coated pipes delivered to Hanko, Finland, for storage

July 17, 2017 | Zug

First concrete coated pipes delivered to Hanko, Finland, for storage

The first concrete weight coated (CWC) pipes for the planned 1,200 kilometre Nord Stream 2 twin pipelines arrived today by rail at the Port of Koverhar in Hanko, Finland.
Interviews with Experts from Russia

Interviews with Experts from Russia

Nord Stream 2 is committed to an open and transparent dialogue with stakeholders to ensure that decisions on the Nord Stream 2 project are based on proven expert opinion and clear scientific facts. Click here to see interviews with experts about the planned route in Russia.
Generating electricity from gas instead of coal produces ~50 percent less CO₂

Generating electricity from gas instead of coal produces ~50 percent less CO₂

Switching from coal-fired power generation to gas can help the EU meet its goal of reducing CO₂ emissions 40 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. In fact, Nord Stream 2 could save about 14 percent of the EU‘s total CO₂ emissions from power generation if natural gas from the pipeline were used to replace coal-fired power stations.

Concrete weight coating in Kotka

Concrete weight coating in Kotka

Wasco Coatings Europe is tasked with concrete weight coating and storing about 200,000 pipes for the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline. Over 108,000 of them will be coated at its logistics hub in the port of HaminaKotka, Finland.
Nord Stream 2 Begins Public Consultation on Draft EIA Report in Russia

Aug. 4, 2017 | St Petersburg

Nord Stream 2 Begins Public Consultation on Draft EIA Report in Russia

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, has published a draft environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the project in Russia.
The Permitting Process in Russia

The Permitting Process in Russia

Through the international permitting process, Nord Stream 2 will consult all countries along the route and explain its plans to protect the environment. Nord Stream 2 is undergoing a comprehensive process to obtain the necessary permits in Russia.
Why Europe Needs Nord Stream 2

Why Europe Needs Nord Stream 2

The benefits of connecting Nord Stream 2 to Europe’s natural gas grid.
Nord Stream 2’s Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure Completed in Finland

July 27, 2017 | Helsinki

Nord Stream 2’s Environmental Impact Assessment Procedure Completed in Finland

The Finnish environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedure for Nord Stream 2 was completed today after the coordinating authority, Uusimaa ELY Centre, responsible for the national procedure in Finland, provided its statement on the EIA report of the Finnish section of the planned Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea.
Nord Stream operated at 80 percent of delivery capacity in 2016

Nord Stream operated at 80 percent of delivery capacity in 2016

Utilisation of the existing Nord Stream pipeline has increased every year since it opened in 2011, reaching 80 percent of its total transportation capacity in 2016. Around 43.8 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas was delivered to EU consumers during the year – enough to supply over 20 million households.

Generating electricity from gas instead of coal produces ~50 percent less CO₂

Generating electricity from gas instead of coal produces ~50 percent less CO₂

Switching from coal-fired power generation to gas can help the EU meet its goal of reducing CO₂ emissions 40 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. In fact, Nord Stream 2 could save about 14 percent of the EU‘s total CO₂ emissions from power generation if natural gas from the pipeline were used to replace coal-fired power stations.

Nord Stream 2 Highlights Need for New Pipeline

July 17, 2017 | Stralsund

Nord Stream 2 Highlights Need for New Pipeline

The public hearing on the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline project in Germany will take place from July 17 until July 21, 2017 under the direction of the relevant permitting authorities – the Federal German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency and the Mining Authority Stralsund.
Interviews with Experts from Russia

Interviews with Experts from Russia

Nord Stream 2 is committed to an open and transparent dialogue with stakeholders to ensure that decisions on the Nord Stream 2 project are based on proven expert opinion and clear scientific facts. Click here to see interviews with experts about the planned route in Russia.