Intertek to oversee Nord Stream 2 construction campaign
Nord Stream 2 AG has awarded Intertek an inspection and expediting framework agreement.
TheNord Stream 2 project involves developing a second twin 1,200-km (745-mi) gas pipeline system across the Baltic Sea taking gas from northern Russia to markets across Europe.
The new pipelines will have a design capacity of 55 bcm/yr, and will increase capacity along the Baltic Sea route from Russia to Germany.
Intertek will provide assistance in the form of ensuring material quality, prompt deliveries, vendor compliance and adherence to contractual and regulatory requirements.
Its technical inspectors and expeditors will also be on hand to facilitate Nord Stream 2 AG’s specialist requirements, minimize risks, and maintain safety.