The pipeline "Nord stream-2" is implemented as an economic project, not a political, the gas will go to consumers in Northern Europe, said Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak.
data about this RIA " Novosti ". On the last working day of the week 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.
yesterday Gazprom described the timing of the signing of the agreement on the "Power of Siberia – 2" – it's bound to happen in spring 2016. In mid-August, it was announced that the project of the gas pipeline "Nord stream – 2" has a chance to get the approval of Brussels, notwithstanding the political debate around Ukraine. Novak said that Gazprom will supply to Egypt 1 million tons of liquefied natural gas each year for five years. Answering the question about how much can be discussed, Novak said: "the story is about a five-year contract, under this contract each year will be delivered 1 million tons of liquefied natural gas. Separate batches. Features of this contract such ". In early August, the Egyptian Ambassador to the Russian Federation reported that Egypt and Gazprom will start the actual interaction in the field of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this year. Also Novak said that count on the rise in the prices of petroleum products in the medium term to 100 dollars per barrel is hardly worth it." of course, count on the prices, which were a year or two years ago – $ 100 per barrel mark – in the short to medium term is unlikely ", - has told Novak." in my opinion, a fair price that I mentioned earlier – 50-60, in some perspective, $ 70 per barrel ", - has added it. For its part, the Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov said on the last working day of the week that the global oil price in 2016 will be around $ 60 per barrel. In the process of trading on the exchange ICE in London on the morning of Friday, the Price of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in October fell by 1, 44% to 49, 95 dollars per barrel.