"Nord Stream" News

Nord Stream Sues Insurers in London Over 2022 Pipeline Blasts

Mar 12, 2024

Nord Stream is seeking more than 400 million euros ($436 million) from its insurers over explosions in 2022 which ruptured pipelines designed to transport Russian gas to Germany, court filings show.Nord Stream AG names Lloyd's Insurance Company…

Denmark Ends Investigation of Nord Stream Pipeline Blasts

Feb 26, 2024

Denmark on Monday said it had dropped its investigation into the explosions in 2022 on the Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Germany, becoming the second nation to do so after neighboring Sweden closed its own inquiry.The multi-billion…

Kremlin Calls Denmark's Move to End Nord Stream Pipeline Blast Probe Absurd

Feb 26, 2024

The Kremlin said on Monday that a decision by Denmark to drop its investigation into the 2022 Nord Stream 2 pipeline explosions was 'close to absurdity.'Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Denmark had recognized that the blasts had been an act of premeditated sabotage…

Q+A-What is Known about the Nord Stream Gas Pipeline Explosions?

Sep 27, 2023

One year on from explosions that damaged the Nord Stream gas pipelines under the Baltic sea between Russia and Germany, the question of who was behind them is unresolved.On Sept. 26, 2022, Swedish seismologists registered several blasts, some…

Russia to Seek Compensation Over Nord Stream Blasts - RIA

Nov 21, 2023

Russia is waiting for the outcome of an investigation into the sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines before making any request for compensation, the RIA state news agency cited a foreign ministry official as saying on Tuesday.The pipelines…

Kremlin: More Signs Appear of Ukrainian Involvement in Nord Stream Blasts

Nov 13, 2023

The Kremlin said on Monday that more signs were appearing of Ukrainian involvement in the blasts that ruptured Russia's Nord Stream gas pipelines last year, following a Washington Post report that a Ukrainian military officer coordinated the attack…

Gazprom Breaks Daily Record for Gas Supply to China

Jan 03, 2024

Russian energy giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it set a new daily record the previous day for gas supplies to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.Gazprom did not provide a figure for the new daily record but said total gas exports to China via the pipeline amounted to 22…

UK, Finland, Estonia Practice Subsea Infrastructure Protection in Baltic Sea

Dec 04, 2023

The navies of Britain, Finland and Estonia were practising subsea infrastructure protection in the Baltic Sea region on Monday together with the Finnish Border Guard, Finland's Defence Forces said in a statement.In early October a gas pipeline…

Europe Heads More Comfortably into Winter Without Russia's Nord Stream Gas

Sep 27, 2023

High levels of gas storage, lower energy prices and new sources of fuel mean Europe is heading into a second winter with scarce Russian gas in a more comfortable position than a year ago.After decades of relying on Russia to supply cheap gas…

Seismologists Detected Blast-like Waves near Broken Baltic Sea Pipeline

Oct 16, 2023

Nordic and Baltic seismologists said that they had detected blast-like waves on Sunday when a Baltic Sea gas pipeline ruptured but that the data was not strong enough to determine whether explosives were involved.Authorities in Finland and Estonia…

Wintershall Dea Q3 Net Profit Drops 86% on Weak Oil, Gas Prices

Oct 30, 2023

Wintershall Dea on Monday reported that its third-quarter net profit slumped 86% year-on-year due to weaker oil and gas prices, unplanned maintenance outages in Norway and the costly loss of Russian business.The company's earnings showed that adjusted net income totalled 61 million euros ($64…

Putin Dismisses as Rubbish Idea Russia Atacked Baltic Pipeline

Oct 16, 2023

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday dismissed as 'rubbish' the idea that Russia had damaged a gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia and suggested such claims were made up to divert attention from what he said was a Western attack on Nord Stream…

Swedish Prosecutor Hopes to Conclude Nord Stream Enquiry by Year-end

Sep 20, 2023

The Swedish investigation into the sabotage last year of the Nord Stream pipelines is at a sensitive stage and the prosecutor hopes to decide whether to bring any charges before the end of this year, he told Reuters on Wednesday.In September 2022…

Finland Says China Promised Full Cooperation in Pipeline Probe

Nov 08, 2023

Finland on Wednesday said China had promised to fully cooperate in the investigation of the destruction last month of the Balticconnector gas pipeline, which happened on the same night that three subsea telecoms cables in the area were also damaged…

Russia Says Telecoms Cable Damaged Last month Just Before Nearby Baltic Gas Pipeline

Nov 07, 2023

A Russian fibre optic cable under the Baltic Sea was damaged last month only 28 km (17 miles) from where a gas pipeline linking Finland and Estonia was damaged soon afterwards, Russian state company Rostelecom said on Tuesday.Finnish police…

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