The Nord Stream Pipeline

Nord Stream is a European success story: A consortium of major European energy companies coming together with the shared objective of securing the reliable gas supply for Europe.

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Sept. 16, 2016 | Stockholm

Nord Stream 2 Submits Application to Swedish Government

Nord Stream 2 AG today submitted its permit application for its planned offshore pipeline system to the Swedish government. The route will stretch for approximately 510 km on the Swedish continental shelf – outside Swedish national territory – and run broadly parallel to the existing Nord Stream pipelines.

The application includes a detailed technical description, a comprehensive environmental study (EIA) and atlases, and was filed to the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, in charge of the dossier.

Sept. 7, 2016 | Zug

Nord Stream 2 Signs Coating and Logistics Contract With Wasco Coatings Europe

Nord Stream 2 AG has signed a contract with Wasco Coatings Europe BV to partner for concrete weight coating, pipe storage and logistics.

Wasco will operate an existing weight coating plant in Kotka, Finland, and a second plant in Mukran Germany, as well as three storage yards located around the Baltic Sea for storing the pipes. Hanko, Finland will be one of those three storage locations, with the two other ports to be located in Sweden at sites still to be confirmed.

External Opinions


Energy Post:
Additional Supply Routes Will Trigger Further Competition on the EU’s Gas Market

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Assessing Nord Stream 2

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Centre for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zürich:
Nord Stream 2 – Trust Existing EU Laws?

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European Files:
Nord Stream 2 Enables Europe to Meet Its Climate Goals

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Statistical Review on World Energy

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Foreign Affairs:
US LNG Shipments Won’t Trigger Gas War With Russia

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