"Nord Stream 2" News

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…

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)…

U.S. Officials: Nord Stream 2 Pipeline to be Shut Down if Russia Invades Ukraine

Dec 08, 2021

U.S. officials have told members of Congress they have an understanding with Germany about shutting down the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline if Russia invades Ukraine, a senior congressional aide told Reuters on Tuesday.The White House said…

Gas Price Windfall Makes Gazprom Patient Over Nord Stream 2 Delay

Dec 03, 2021

Windfall revenues from high European gas prices mean Russia's Gazprom will not start pumping gas through the Nord Stream 2 pipeline before certification and it will not press Germany to speed up the process, two sources said.Pumping gas without the German approval would only incur a modest fine…

Germany Working with U.S. on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

Nov 29, 2021

Germany said on Sunday it was continuing to work closely with the United States on implementing a deal on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which runs under the Baltic Sea and carries gas from Russia to Germany.Germany's foreign ministry said it continued to coordinate closely with the U…

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Suspension Could be Short-lived

Nov 22, 2021

The suspension of the approval process for the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline by a German regulator could be short-lived as Europe is hungry for more gas, an analyst said on Monday after meeting officials of Russian state gas giant Gazprom.Last week…

Legal Background Behind New Nord Stream 2 License Demand

Nov 19, 2021

Germany's energy regulator has temporarily halted the certification process for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, requiring the Swiss-based, Gazprom-led consortium behind the infrastructure to form a German subsidiary to secure a licence.Following…

Report: Germany's Nord Stream 2 Move May Delay Start-up to March

Nov 17, 2021

A German regulator's decision to suspend licensing of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline could delay commissioning of the infrastructure to March 2022, government sources told Reuters.'I expect that the start of Nord Stream 2 could be delayed until March 2022…

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