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Nord Stream 2 AG Submitted Permit Applications in Finland

Sept. 22, 2017 | Helsinki

Nord Stream 2 AG Submitted Permit Applications in Finland

Swiss project developer Nord Stream 2 AG has this week submitted to the competent permit authorities applications for two permits to construct the planned twin 1,200-kilometre Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Nord Stream 2 Will Not Have Significant Impact on Kurgalsky Reserve

Sept. 4, 2017 | Kingisepp

Nord Stream 2 Will Not Have Significant Impact on Kurgalsky Reserve

Nord Stream 2 AG, the developer of a new pipeline to supply Russian gas to the key EU market through the Baltic Sea, and the Kingisepp District Administration have held a public hearing of the draft environmental impact assessment report (EIA) for the project in Russia that was published on 4 August 2017.
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.
Fact-Checking Myths About Nord Stream 2

Fact-Checking Myths About Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 provides a vast trove of information about our project. But there is still a lot of misinformation being spread by political opponents and commercial competitors. We’re addressing these myths with facts.
From Treasures to Trash: Baltic Sea Discoveries with Nord Stream 2

From Treasures to Trash: Baltic Sea Discoveries with Nord Stream 2

Wooden shipwrecks, a World War II-era plane and unexploded ordnance are among the many fascinating underwater secrets discovered by Nord Stream 2’s survey team as they determine the best route for the new natural gas pipeline.
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.

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.
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.
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.

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 AG Submitted Permit Applications in Finland

Sept. 22, 2017 | Helsinki

Nord Stream 2 AG Submitted Permit Applications in Finland

Swiss project developer Nord Stream 2 AG has this week submitted to the competent permit authorities applications for two permits to construct the planned twin 1,200-kilometre Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Fact-Checking Myths About Nord Stream 2

Fact-Checking Myths About Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 provides a vast trove of information about our project. But there is still a lot of misinformation being spread by political opponents and commercial competitors. We’re addressing these myths with facts.
From Treasures to Trash: Baltic Sea Discoveries with Nord Stream 2

From Treasures to Trash: Baltic Sea Discoveries with Nord Stream 2

Wooden shipwrecks, a World War II-era plane and unexploded ordnance are among the many fascinating underwater secrets discovered by Nord Stream 2’s survey team as they determine the best route for the new natural gas pipeline.
Nord Stream 2 Will Not Have Significant Impact on Kurgalsky Reserve

Sept. 4, 2017 | Kingisepp

Nord Stream 2 Will Not Have Significant Impact on Kurgalsky Reserve

Nord Stream 2 AG, the developer of a new pipeline to supply Russian gas to the key EU market through the Baltic Sea, and the Kingisepp District Administration have held a public hearing of the draft environmental impact assessment report (EIA) for the project in Russia that was published on 4 August 2017.
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 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.