The Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Valery Golubev in the process of submitting to speak at the forum "Gas of Russia 2015" clarified that the deadline for entering the "Nord stream-2" marked the fourth quarter of 2019.
first of Gazprom said that the entry deadline is 2019, reports the news Agency.
4 September, the Russian Gazprom signed the shareholder 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 head of Gazprom Alexey Miller, the Chairman of the Board of BASF Kurt Bock, Board member of E. ON Klaus sch?fer, Deputy General Director ENGIE Pierre Shreir, the head of OMV AG, Dr. Rainer Seele, managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell Ben van Bearden. Print edition OPINION noted, the participants asserted that the project needs Europe, and looked in detail, why this project is "no more political" than the " South stream ". According to experts, "Nord stream – 2" has two purposes, and the substitution of Ukrainian transit – only one of them. Main purpose the extension of gas supplies from Russia to North-Western Europe. The second task of the "Nord stream – 2" – Is the supply of gas to the Balkans." Pipe to supply gas North of the Balkans, plus Slovakia and Italy. It's just most of the fuel that is transported nowadays through the territory of Ukraine ", – stresses field specialist, Deputy Director of the national energy security Fund Alexei Grivach.