Swedish government to disclose decision on N Stream 2 on Thursday
STOCKHOLM, Jun 7 (PRIME) -- Sweden will announce on Thursday a final decision on construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project via its territory, it said in a statement.
The Nord Stream-2 project envisages construction of two lines of a natural gas pipeline with an annual capacity of up to 55 billion cubic meters, running from the Russian shore to Germany under the Baltic Sea. Russian gas giant Gazprom will implement the project together with GermanyТs E.ON and BASF, Royal Dutch Shell, AustriaТs OMV, and FranceТs Engie.
On Tuesday, RussiaТs Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that his ministry expected approvals on construction of the Nord Stream-2 from Sweden and Denmark until the end of June.