SP-2 is sacrificed: experts on how Gazprom outwitted Washington


The Russian special pipe-laying vessel Akademik Chersky arrived in the area of ​​Bornholm Island, to the place where the “ends” of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline lie under the Baltic Sea. However, this does not mean at all that the infamous second line of the pipeline will be built, especially in the near future. Experts hired by the Danish publication Jyllands-Posten talked about a new look at the epic "Academician Chersky" and the goals of his idle movements.


Distraction


According to experts, Russia is not the USSR, it does not have the influence and independence that its predecessor had. Moscow is afraid of Washington’s sanctions. No matter how officials in the Kremlin flaunted their muscles and statements, one has to take into account the pressure factor from overseas. Especially in the era of the global crisis.

Experts note that Gazprom lost the legal “battle for the pipe” in Europe (applying the EU gas directive and rejecting the appeal), but it drove the pipe-laying vessel to the place where the ends of the pipeline were “buried”. The long voyage of the "Academician Chersky" is started in order not to weaken for a second the attention of the whole world, riveted to the scandalous pipeline.

In this way, Gazprom is trying to save the rest of its business and projects, testing the patience of American lawmakers, who promised to introduce new ones. economic restrictions not only for SP-2, but also against any country that wishes to participate in completion or to receive fuel from the highway. Moscow confused ship movements and imitation of the activities of the pipe layer, trying to provoke Washington in retaliation.

Simply put, SP-2 is sacrificed, because at the present scanty demand and low gas price, Gazprom does not need a pipeline at all.

How did you outwit the USA


All of these convulsive movements of Gazprom, which is suffering enormous losses on all fronts, brought the company one modest but significant victory. Last week, it became known that the first line of the Nord Stream pipeline was removed from the EU gas directive. Legal disputes on this issue have been completed in favor of Russia.

Experts note that Gazprom was able to squeeze the most out of the situation - to get a fully operational pipeline with maximum load without additional investment without new sanctions. So, the “Nord Stream-2” lying dead weight has already paid for itself in some way, fulfilling its unusual role perfectly, analysts summarized.
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  1. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 26 May 2020 09: 52
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    Oh, one more "breakthrough" This time it was examined by the "Experts" employed by the Danes.
    1. Kristallovich Offline
      Kristallovich (Ruslan) 26 May 2020 10: 05
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      Do you have a foil hat? What stupid habit of seeing a conspiracy everywhere?
      1. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline
        Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 26 May 2020 12: 39
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        Quote: Kristallovich
        What stupid habit of seeing a conspiracy everywhere?

        And do you have a stupid habit of seeing Gazprom in everything?
        Six months will pass, and 38 million unemployed will format the brains of American lawmakers so that they forget both SP-2 and China. Or congressmen will run to ask consultants in the same Gazprom, as in the good times of Clinton. Like, you pay me, but I look away in Congress ... Lobbying is called!
        1. Kristallovich Offline
          Kristallovich (Ruslan) 26 May 2020 12: 44
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          And do you have a stupid habit of seeing Gazprom in everything?

          What makes you think that I am of this opinion?
        2. shadow Offline
          shadow 26 May 2020 14: 30
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          Well, actually, it’s just a translation of the article with slight amendments. And the opinion here is presented not by the person who published the article, but by Danish experts. And this must be taken into account. And what great experts in the West about Russia, we already know.
          1. Oyo Sarkazmi Offline
            Oyo Sarkazmi (Oyo Sarkazmi) 26 May 2020 19: 39
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            Quote: Shadows
            And what great experts in the West about Russia, we already know.

            So the bazaar filters a specific site author. And the Americans have lost their sense of reality. Used to focus on the level of transactions SWIFT and different Card. But the blocking of Russian regions and the impudent appropriation of money by Russian defense enterprises, led to the creation of their own payment systems. From the point of view of the Americans, it looks like a sharp decline in economic activity every year. On their all-knowing servers. Such "knowledge" is exposed by "ekperdy" as "economics" and "gazpromfse". Which is very impressive to people with uncertain social responsibility.
      2. Astronaut Offline
        Astronaut (San Sanych) 27 May 2020 22: 45
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        Do you have a foil hat? What stupid habit of seeing a conspiracy everywhere?

        Because you write about what the hell you don’t understand. Plus you attract some fake experts. laughing
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      4. Sergey Latyshev Offline
        Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 30 May 2020 11: 58
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        So you already tried on, just worry about the size?
        Such cool hats are more suitable for those who find such "cool experts", obviously not from economic publications.

        The result of the article is: Gazprom is in full FF on SP-2, but on the other hand, the "first string" SP-1 "has been removed from the EU gas directive."
        What does this mean when some people give out gas for nothing - FIG knows. But "one modest but significant victory." Those. "overpower" of pure water. "Outwitted Washington." Urya!

        Not a word about the volumes of supplies, nor about the amounts of contracts with the Danes.
  2. rotkiv04 Offline
    rotkiv04 (Victor) 26 May 2020 10: 15
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    In gazmyasa brilliant strategists sit, once such a multi-pathway was invented, and some still doubted Miller's genius.
  3. Dear sofa expert. 26 May 2020 10: 23
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    ... at the current scanty demand and low gas price, Gazprom does not need a pipeline at all ..

    Demand will not remain miserable for a long time. The crisis will be followed by the need to catch up. The price, accordingly, will also rise.
  4. boriz Offline
    boriz (boriz) 26 May 2020 11: 14
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    Do not forget that SP and SP-2 are not only Gazprom. There was already a case when Merkel, without thinking, promised the owners, from behind a puddle, to start building terminals for receiving "American" LNG. A big uncle from Wintershalle came to the Reichstag meeting and explained to the deputies that there are already three LNG terminals on the North Sea and English Channel that have not been loaded more than 30% over the lifetime. And the construction of a new terminal for the money of German taxpayers will be appreciated by the electorate. And somehow they immediately forgot about the terminal.
    But Gazprom does not need an urgent solution to this issue, because it will cause an additional reduction in gas prices now, when they rush to the level of urban sewage (after oil).
    They will put SP-2 by the end of the year, then there will be technological steps and tests on the readiness of the pipe and equipment for work. The first year, the gas pipeline will in any case work at half capacity. It should be so.
    But by the end of next year, big uncles will join in resolving this issue. And "smart" analysts (obviously, from the word "anal") will seek explanations for the fact that this issue was so suddenly and easily resolved.
  5. Dimas dimas Offline
    Dimas dimas (Dimas Dimas) 26 May 2020 11: 43
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    Complete nonsense! Russia will complete the SP-2 in the near future and oil and gas prices are increasing! Russophobes in shock!)) Russia, go ahead!
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 26 May 2020 19: 16
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      Is it subtle trolling?
  6. camo ridges Offline
    camo ridges (Michael) 26 May 2020 14: 33
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    What speculative freaks do not give rise to the current turmoil generated by the pandemic and too obvious Americans' stupidity. So our hapless Gazprom gets it - just have time to turn around. But nothing, we will only direct the matter, we will send an answer to all connoisseurs by mail - this is if you rephrase the old blatnyak song. In the meantime, let them compete in wit, in unexpected plots, in predictions of the fatal development of events. The dog barks, but ... gas flows through the pipes.
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 26 May 2020 19: 15
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      The dog barks, but ... gas flows through the pipes.

      - where?
  7. 123 Offline
    123 (123) 26 May 2020 15: 20
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    Gazprom tore off the ship from work on Sakhalin, surpassed it across half the planet, but is not going to finish building it. Academician Chersky will simply turn around there in order to provoke the introduction of new sanctions. And all this so that no one would notice how the Nord Stream began to be exploited 100%?
    Am I missing anything? Is that how European "experts" represent us? belay
    In general, I have two questions. Interestingly, in Denmark dates are being traded? what Is marijuana in Denmark freely available?
    1. Nick Offline
      Nick (Nikolai) 26 May 2020 19: 26
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      Quote: 123
      Is marijuana in Denmark freely available?

      In the Netherlands, it’s definitely in the public domain, and given the territorial dimensions of these “great” states, you can wrap yourself up for an hour to the Dutch to get enough of the “scent of illusions”. fellow lol hi
  8. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 26 May 2020 15: 32
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    Simply put, SP-2 is sacrificed, because at the present scanty demand and low gas price, Gazprom does not need a pipeline at all.

    - Yes, and not only SP-2; as well as the "Turkish stream", and all other gas pipelines that are "thrown-forwarded" outside of the territory of Russia ... - I personally write about this for a year and a half ... - Somehow it finally began to reach some site inhabitants ...

    All of these convulsive movements of Gazprom, which is suffering enormous losses on all fronts, brought the company one modest but significant victory. Last week, it became known that the first line of the Nord Stream pipeline was removed from the EU gas directive. Legal disputes on this issue have been completed in favor of Russia.

    “Personally, I don't know ... for sure or not; but judging by the fact that quite this might work today; according to the principle: "God be with you, that we are not good" - and this can become a reality ...
    - It’s not clear, but what is Gazprom’s “modest but significant victory” ??? - Well, they returned to Gazprom that which became unnecessary ...

    Experts note that Gazprom was able to squeeze the most out of the situation - to get a fully operational pipeline with maximum load without additional investment without new sanctions.

    - This is where such "incredibly optimistic information" is from ??? - Was Gazprom engaged in some sort of second-rate yellow media in Europe and they broadcast such things ???

    So, the “Nord Stream-2” lying dead weight has already paid for itself in some way, fulfilling its unusual role perfectly, analysts summarized.

    - Oh well ...

    But then ... orderlies rushed ... - and recorded us ...
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    master3 (Vitali) 26 May 2020 16: 09
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    ... the dead weight at the bottom of the Nord Stream 2 has already paid for itself in some way.

    - here you don’t even know whether to cry or laugh? I don’t know for whom such memoirs are intended, but it seems that there are still people who are ready to believe in such nonsense.
  10. cmonman Offline
    cmonman (Garik Mokin) 26 May 2020 17: 17
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    So, the “Nord Stream-2” lying dead weight has already paid for itself in some way, fulfilling its unusual role perfectly, analysts summarized.

    Dead cargo will never pay for itself, no matter how much Sergei, hiding under the “Danish analysts”, would like.
    Companies OMV, Wintershall, Shell, Uniper and Engie have invested about € 9,5 billion for the construction of the underwater part. Gazprom invested € 31 billion in construction of land infrastructure (!) And the pipeline itself. And how many hundreds of years will it take to sell gas through SP-1 to pay for the costs of “dead cargo”? And if Gazprom will recoup its costs for SP-2, then it will be forced to recoup costs for European investors too.
    1. Dear sofa expert. 26 May 2020 20: 59
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      Gazprom has invested € 31 billion in the construction of land infrastructure

      What are you talking about? Where do these numbers come from? What land infrastructure? Land infrastructure from the Yamal-Europe line? Or is the Gryazovets-Vyborg site worth 31 billion euros? Or do you mean a different entry point than SP (1)? Or what ???
      1. cmonman Offline
        cmonman (Garik Mokin) 26 May 2020 21: 01
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        Shovel in your hands and swarm on Google - the facts from there ...
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        2. Dear sofa expert. 26 May 2020 21: 23
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          Shovel in your hands and swarm on Google - the facts from there.

          I did not expect anything else from you. All intelligence is gone somewhere).
        3. isofat Offline
          isofat (Sergei) 26 May 2020 21: 46
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          Quote: cmonman
          Shovel in your hands and swarm on Google - the facts from there ...

          cmonmanYou are wrong, as always. We don’t need to tell us which search engine you use, unintelligent unsuspecting. Name his Source. It is so simple... smile
  11. Arkharov Offline
    Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 26 May 2020 19: 13
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    Stupid and funnier articles have not read.
  12. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 27 May 2020 15: 17
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    Quote: Kristallovich
    Do you have a foil hat? What stupid habit of seeing a conspiracy everywhere?

    He does not see. He is doing homework. There is such a breed of jackals who can knock on the keys.
  13. aleksandrmakedo Offline
    aleksandrmakedo (Dubovitsky Victor Kuzmich) 27 May 2020 15: 22
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    Quote: Arkharov
    Stupid and funnier articles have not read.

    You don’t know how to do a lot. To think, for example.
  14. pafegosoff Offline
    pafegosoff (Arkhip Pafegosov) 1 June 2020 21: 41
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    Well? The Germans, Dutch, Swiss, Austrians, Finns invested in SP-2 in full. Now completion after the rise in price of gas is their concern. Gazprom, which is 49% owned by Europeans, and of 51% owned by the Russian Federation, 30% are sold on exchanges, so the concerns of the shareholders also played a role in the abolition of the EU gas directive and filling SP-1 with 100% of Gazprom’s gas compensates for the cancellation of the joint venture 2, which would bring a tangible depreciation of gas. So, building SP-2 now, during the crisis, is more expensive.