As of October 18, the gas-in procedure for the first string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been completed. As planned and in line with the system design requirements, the string is filled with some 177 million m3 of so-called technical gas, reaching a pressure of 103 bar in the pipeline. This pressure is sufficient to start gas transportation in future.

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The first Nord Stream 2 string filled with technical gas

Oct. 18, 2021 | Zug, Switzerland | As of October 18, the gas-in procedure for the first string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been completed. As planned and in line with the system design requirements, the string is filled with some 177 million m3 of so-called technical gas, reaching a pressure of 103 bar in the pipeline.

This pressure is sufficient to start gas transportation in future.

Pre-commissioning steps for the second string are ongoing. Nord Stream 2 will inform about further technical steps in due time.

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