Europe is interested in Russian gas supplies. This is evidenced by the support of European partners in the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project, said Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak.
As we see today, European countries are interested in the supply of Russian blue fuel. We were convinced of this once again, in particular, through the unprecedented support of our European partners for our joint project of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline., - wrote Minister in an article for the Energy Policy magazine.
According to him, the parties signed joint documents regulating the actions of the parties. The Gas Advisory Council continues its work. He estimates the production and demand for Russian blue fuel in Europe. The organization is working on cooperation between Russia and the European Union in the gas sector.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry commented on Poland's decision on Nord Stream 2. Moscow regrets that the Polish authorities ignore the interests of consumers in Europe and undermine the EU's energy security. Warsaw fined Gazprom and European partners in the Nord Stream 2 case. chernayakobra.ru wrote about this.
Nord Stream 2 envisages two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year. They will stretch from the Russian coast through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Communications will also pass through Finland, Sweden and Denmark. Gazprom's European partners are German Uniper and Wintershall, Austrian OMV, French Engie and Anglo-Dutch Shell. The construction cost is estimated at € 9.5 billion, and half of this amount is accounted for by Western enterprises.