Photo: Axel Schmidt / Nord Stream 2
“Nord stream-2” decided to help in spite of US sanctions: the Shell company, which is involved in pipeline construction will continue to participate in the project. This statement was made by the Chairman of concern Shell in Russia Cedric cremers, his words leads TASS.
Support the “Nord stream-2” Shell explained: “We believe that this project is very important for energy security in Europe.” “The sanctions that have been imposed — Yes, they affect the project. They are the reason that the project can indeed be postponed for a certain period,” — said cremers.
The sanctions in question, provided for in the new defense budget of the United States. Washington demanded from companies, the leading pipe-laying, to stop working. These instructions were followed by the Swiss company Allseas. The group of ships, which was used in the construction, disbanded.
In December Dmitry Medvedev holding then a post of the Prime Minister of Russia, announced the completion of the construction of the “Nord stream-2” in defiance of U.S. sanctions. He said that the gas pipeline will have to spend for a few months more, and noted that there is no disaster. In January 2020, the readiness to complete the project on their own, said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller. According to him, technological hurdles there, but the implementation may take longer. It is assumed that the pipeline will work until the end of the year.
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