The launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is a matter of time


Brussels, against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine, declares its desire to completely stop gas supplies from Russia, which provokes an increase in prices and a shortage of blue fuel in European countries. At the same time, the completed Nord Stream 2 could quickly solve the EU's energy problems.


Russia, along with its German partners, has been building a gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea for five years, despite US opposition. The construction of the gas route proceeded according to the latest technology, providing the necessary pressure, low losses and high environmental friendliness.

The expected capacity of NS-2 is 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year, and together with Nord Stream 1, the Russian Federation could provide Europeans with 110 billion cubic meters of blue fuel annually, which is almost equal to the volume of Russian gas exports to the region. Thus, Europe in total buys about 400 billion cubic meters of gas, of which 175-200 billion cubic meters come from Russia (data before the special operation).

At the same time, the Baltic gas pipelines make it possible to provide Europeans with gas, bypassing Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and other countries. At the same time, gas supplies through the Baltic are on average 20 percent cheaper and more environmentally friendly.

In relation to the current situation, it is important to note that Nord Stream 2 could completely replace the unreliable Ukrainian transit, the volume of which is about 41,6 billion cubic meters of gas. These supplies would turn Germany into a pan-European gas hub. However, for the sake of political conjuncture Berlin refuses such prospects.

With the onset of the next autumn-winter season and new price somersaults in the gas markets, SP-2 may become a lifeline for Europe. Political attitudes are changing, but the need for inexpensive and high-quality fuel always remains, which was confirmed the day before by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak.

There is a need for this project for European consumers who need cheap low-carbon sources, including gas

- noted Novak.
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  1. dub0vitsky Offline dub0vitsky
    dub0vitsky (Victor) 20 May 2022 10: 36
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    Given Russia's decision to use one string of SP 2 for itself - for its northwest, then add - not only a matter of time, but also Russia's WISHES.
    1. Sergey Pavlenko Offline Sergey Pavlenko
      Sergey Pavlenko (Sergey Pavlenko) 20 May 2022 10: 50
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      That's for sure! And I'm not sure that after redirecting these flows to the east, Russia will again want to deal with the unpredictable west...
  2. Sergey Pavlenko Offline Sergey Pavlenko
    Sergey Pavlenko (Sergey Pavlenko) 20 May 2022 10: 52
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    In spite of Russia, we will freeze our ears in winter ...

    and not only ears, let them freeze, this is the choice of the geyropa itself, the people can sweep away all these governments and in general the entire geyrosoyuz can fall apart very quickly ...
  3. alexey alexeyev_2 (Alexey Alekseev) 20 May 2022 11: 13
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    Well, we eat well even without sp-2. Let it lie at the bottom. You look and they will let the second thread go to Russia. fellow
  4. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 20 May 2022 11: 36
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    Not relevant for Russia. Who needs it, let him fuss. And the capacity of SP-2 is already 27,5 billion cubic meters per year. One line will be used for gasification of the North-West of Russia.
  5. dub0vitsky Offline dub0vitsky
    dub0vitsky (Victor) 20 May 2022 14: 20
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    Quote: Sergey Pavlenko
    That's for sure! And I'm not sure that after redirecting these flows to the east, Russia will again want to deal with the unpredictable west...

    We just learned how to use the shortage of energy resources THERE to our advantage. And a great deal has been done with the education of our oligarchs. Westerners, not us, unfortunately. Some confiscations, seizures of assets, yachts, and so on have shown some of our moneybags that it is safer to work and keep the loot at home. It would be just happiness for all of us if THERE would simply take and nationalize what was taken out of Russia. This would be a lesson not only for all sorts of Khodorkovskys, but also for the Siluanovs.
  6. dub0vitsky Offline dub0vitsky
    dub0vitsky (Victor) 20 May 2022 14: 23
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    Quote: alexey alexeyev_2
    Well, we eat well even without sp-2. Let it lie at the bottom. You look and they will let the second thread go to Russia. fellow

    Yes, this is no longer needed. Kaliningrad and S.Z Russia and one is enough. And let the second pipe lie like a carrot in front of the muzzle of a donkey. You can't imagine a better irritant and cause for scandals in the European house.
  7. Vox Populi Offline Vox Populi
    Vox Populi (vox populi) 22 May 2022 21: 09
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    The launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is a matter of time

    If only in the long run...