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8 Nov, 2021 14:37

Nord Stream 2 ready for launch, Gazprom top manager tells investors

Nord Stream 2 ready for launch, Gazprom top manager tells investors

The controversial Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline connecting Russia and Germany “is complete and ready for launch,” a senior manager from Russian gas giant Gazprom told investors on Monday.

The status report was given by Alexey Finikov, one of Gazprom's officials authorized to speak on its behalf with third parties, in a closed phone conference with investors, TASS reported.

The construction of the underwater pipeline, which is set to expand Russia's capacity to deliver the fuel directly to Germany, was completed in September. In mid-October, Gazprom said the pipeline was filled with gas.

The company said deliveries may start as soon as it is given the green light by Bundesnetzagentur, the German regulator of various communications, including gas distribution networks.

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