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In Ukraine Crisis, Germany Faces Tough Decisions Over Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Jan 21, 2022

Germany could find itself in a no-win situation if Russia invades Ukraine, pitting Berlin's main gas supplier against its most important security allies.Chancellor Olaf Scholz would face pressure from the United States and other Western allies to respond to any invasion by stopping the recently completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany going into operation.But doing so would risk exacerbating…

Kremlin: Idle Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Bad for Consumers, Economy

Jan 19, 2022

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that the fact no gas was being shipped through the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany, which is awaiting regulatory clearance, was bad for gas consumers and economic development during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Germany Signals it Could Halt Nord Stream 2 Pipeline if Russia Invades Ukraine

Jan 19, 2022

Germany signaled on Tuesday that it could halt the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia if Moscow invades Ukraine, and Western nations rallied behind Kyiv over a Russian troop buildup that has stoked fears of war.Stepping up diplomacy after talks with Russia ended in stalemate last week…

Russia Urges Germany and EU Not to Delay Nord Stream 2

Jan 18, 2022

Russia on Monday urged Germany and the European Union not to drag its feet over certification of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which has become a focal point in political disputes between Moscow and the West.The pipeline to Germany would double…

Senator Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in U.S. Senate

Jan 14, 2022

The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to pass a bill to slap sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline sponsored by Republican Senator Ted Cruz, a day after Democrats unveiled their own legislation.The tally was 55 in favor and 44 against the bill that needed 60 votes to pass…

U.S. Senate Set to Vote on Cruz's Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Sanctions Bill

Jan 13, 2022

The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on a bill being pushed by Republican Ted Cruz to slap sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline in Europe, although it is not expected to garner enough support to pass.The bill is scheduled for a vote at around 2:45 p…

Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 Could Harm Relations with Germany, U.S. Senators Say

Jan 11, 2022

Several Democratic U.S. senators said late on Monday, after meeting with Biden administration officials, that they believe sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline backed by Republican Senator Ted Cruz could harm relations with Germany.Under…

Germany: SPD Official Defends Pro-Nord Stream 2 Policy

Jan 10, 2022

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline to bring Russian gas to Germany should not be mixed up with political and human rights disputes with Moscow, a senior official from the Social Democratic Party (SPD) that leads Germany's coalition government told Reuters…

Uniper CEO: Nord Stream 2 Approval Could Come in mid-2022

Jan 05, 2022

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is to transport Russian gas to Germany, could get approved in the middle of the year, the CEO of one of the project's financial backers told a newspaper.The pipeline, led by Russia's Gazprom, has been completed…

Putin Says Nord Stream 2 Link Ready to Calm Gas Prices

Dec 29, 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline would help to calm a surge in European gas prices and was ready to start exports now a second stretch of the pipeline has been filled.Nord Stream 2, completed…

Europe Missing Out on Gas with Nord Stream 2 Delay, Russia says

Dec 24, 2021

Europe, struggling with soaring gas prices, is missing out on additional Russian supplies amid delays to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, a top Russian official signaled on Friday.Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said European companies that invested in the project…

Interfax: Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline to be Filled by Year-end

Dec 23, 2021

Russia's Gazprom will complete the filling of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline by the end of this year, Chief Executive Alexei Miller said on Thursday, according to the Interfax news agency.The first of the two lines of the pipeline, which runs from Russia to Germany…

PetroRio Pressing Ahead with Wahoo Development Offshore Brazil

Dec 22, 2021

Brazilian oil firm PetroRio has said it has filed with Brazil's National Petroleum Agency (“ANP”) the Declaration of Commerciality of the Wahoo discovery, as well as the Development Plan in exclusive operations.The Wahoo discovery is located at the C-M-101 Block…

Brazil: Production Resumes from Manati Offshore Field

Dec 20, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has informed that production has resumed from the Manati field, offshore Brazil, after a recent output halt caused by a valve issue.Enauta said that Petrobras, the operator, had informed it that the production resumed on Sunday…

Nord Stream 2 Starts Filling Second Pipe with Gas

Dec 20, 2021

Nord Stream 2 AG said on Friday it had started filling its second pipe with natural gas, stepping up preparations to launch a project that has sparked global political tensions and is yet to get the green light from Germany.'Like the first string (pipe)…

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