As of 18 October, the gas-in procedure for the first string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been completed.
The German Federal Network Agency has granted Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA and its German subsidiary - PGNiG Supply & Trading GmbH participation in the certification proceedings for Nord Stream 2.
Specialists on the laybarge Fortuna have welded the last pipe of the two strings of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
The Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf upheld the decision of the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) to reject the application submitted by Nord Stream 2 AG for derogation from the provisions of the Third Energy Package.
The US has reached a deal with Germany to prevent Russia from using its Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as political leverage over Europe.
On 11 June 2021, Nord Stream 2 AG submitted an application for a precautionary certification as an independent transmission system operator.
The environmental monitoring of the Nord Stream 2 offshore and onshore construction in Russia shows that impacts have been in line with or less than predicted.