Nord Stream: SP-2 will not replace the transit through Ukraine

Nord Stream: СП-2 не заменит транзит через Украину

Russia will refuse transit of gas via Ukraine after the launch of Nord stream-2, say in the company

The creators of the pipeline mathematically calculated that he could become an additional infrastructure in the transit of Russian gas.

Building a Russian gas pipeline Nord stream-2 will not be able to replace the transit through Ukraine. On Monday, March 25, said the representative of the joint stock company Nord Stream 2 Jens Mueller, writes Interfax.

“Mathematics shows that Nord Stream 2 will not be able to replace the transit through Ukraine,” – Mueller said at the press-conference of the Union of foreign press in Berlin.

According to him, the new pipeline is a “more infrastructure”.

To assess the state of the Ukrainian infrastructure, he refused.

The newspaper reminds that by 2017 the volume of Russian gas transit through Ukraine grew long. In 2017, the figure was 97 billion cubic meters per year in 2014 to 62 billion cubic meters.

Nord stream-2 will bypass transit States – Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and other Eastern European and Baltic countries exclusive economic zones and territorial waters of five countries – Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany.

Two branches of Nord stream-2 needs to be built before the end of 2019. They will be held off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany.


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