The Netherlands has arrested the shares of “Gazprom” in the “Blue stream”


Photo: Maksim Blinov / RIA Novosti

The Amsterdam court arrested belong to “Gazprom” shares of the joint venture Blue Stream Pipeline Company. This is stated in the report of the Russian company for the first half of 2018.

It is clarified that the decision was made on may 30. Thus, the court satisfied the claims of “Naftogaz of Ukraine”, which seeks recovery from “Gazprom” more than $ 2.5 billion.

Then, on may 30, “Naftogaz” for the first time demanded the arrest of Russian assets in their favor. “Gazprom” decisions of the international court of justice does not recognize and wants to challenge it. The Stockholm arbitration court ruled that Russia needs Ukrainian of 2.56 billion dollars, each day of delay costs “Gazprom” half a million dollars.

In early June, Russia has threatened Ukraine with problems with gas because of the seizure of assets of “Gazprom”. Moscow is considering such an option as a response to the seizure of property “Gazprom” worldwide as security for the execution of the decision of the Stockholm arbitration.

“Blue stream” — the existing gas pipeline between Russia and Turkey, laid under the Black sea. Commercial deliveries of Russian natural gas through Blue stream to Turkey started in February 2003. Blue Stream Pipeline Company is a joint venture of Gazprom and Italian Eni, created in 1999, on a parity basis to implement gas pipeline project.

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