Denmark will close the largest gas field

Дания закроет крупнейшее месторождение газа

Danish gas rig in the North sea

Well in the North sea, which provided 90% of the country’s gas production, would be closed.

In Denmark announced the intention to close the largest gas field of the country. This will happen in 2018, reports The Local, citing the company Maersk Oil.

The tyra field is located in the North sea and provides more than 90% of gas production in the country since 1984. In addition to Maersk Oil and gas well exploiting Shell, Chevron and the Danish state-owned Nordsøfonden.

According to the owners, the extraction of gas is “economically unviable”.

As reported, the gas pipeline “Nord stream-2” from Russia to Europe will be built in 2018.

Heads the “pipe” to bypass Ukraine, former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.