The schedule of commissioning of the gas pipeline "Turkish stream" at the end of 2016 is shifted to a later date, said the Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Alexander Medvedev.
according to him, Gazprom keeps plans on putting into use of the "Nord stream – 2" at the end of 2019, reports RIA " Novosti "." in the "Nord stream" all consensus between shareholders include the launching by the end of 2019 and the business plan, which is subject to the approval in January of the coming year, He focused on the implementation of this schedule, " – Medvedev said. 4 September, the Russian Firm Gazprom signed a joint agreement on the gas pipeline " Nord stream – 2 ", which provides for an increase in the supply of natural gas to the EU. Signatures under the document were put by the head of Gazprom, Alexei Miller, head of the Board of BASF Kurt Bock, member of the management Board of E. ON Klaus sch?fer, Deputy General Director ENGIE Pierre Sharar, Head of OMV AG Rainer Seele and managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell Ben van Bearden. Print edition OPINION noted, the composition of the participants claims that this project needs Europe, and looked in detail why this project is "no more political "than" South stream ". For its part, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the construction of the second branch of Nord stream will completely deprive Kiev opportunity to transport gas to the European Union and will lead to a loss of $ 2 billion of funds coming from the transit.
analysis of the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Bohuslav Sobotka, the expansion of Nord stream will reduce the strategic nature of Ukraine. Medvedev also said that the average forecast value of all Gazprom contract portfolio for the winter 2015-2016 is 195, 9 Euro per 1 thousand Cubic meters." we average export value for all contracts, including contracts with oil-referenced contracts and spot snap in the winter – prognostic value, which may change – is 195, 9 euros per thousand cubic meters " – Medvedev said. He also said that Gazprom expects gas exports to the European Union in 2015 at the level of 158 billion cubic meters. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller has informed on the last working day of the week that the Russian Federation has increased the supply of gas to far abroad countries by 23% in annual terms, Germany remains the main market organization in the EU. Miller also said that the injection into underground gas storage (UGS) in Europe lags behind that of last year by 12%, but Gazprom has no doubt that the European partners will pump the necessary volume of gas, is demonstrated by the growth of gas supplies to the European Union in September. Gazprom in July put in European countries and Turkey the maximum value for July in recorded history supplies – 14, 29 billion cubic meters of gas. Gazprom explained that gas exports for July 2015 is comparable to the supply at peak consumption in autumn-winter periods.