Germany approves Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

The Nord Stream 2 AG consortium has received a permit for construction and operation of a 30-km (18.6-mi) section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline system through the German EEZ zone.

Offshore staff

ZUG, Switzerland – The Nord Stream 2 AG consortium has received a permit for construction and operation of a 30-km (18.6-mi) section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline system through the German EEZ zone.

The permit is in accordance with the Federal Mining Act (BBergG).

In January, theStralsund Mining Authority had approved construction and operation in German territorial waters (within 12 nautical miles).

“We are pleased that all necessary permits are now in place for the German route section, which has an overall length of 85 km (53 mi),” said Jens Lange, permitting manager Germany at Nord Stream 2 AG.

Permitting procedures in the other four countries along the route –Russia, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark – are proceeding as planned, and more permits should be issued in the coming months, allowing construction works to start later this year.

03/29/2018

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