During a working meeting between OMV and Gazprom, it was noted that in 2017 the demand from Austrian consumers for Russian gas significantly surpassed last year’s indicator.
Both Nord Stream pipeline strings have been fully operational since 2012, and have since provided a reliable delivery of natural gas to European consumers.
Two months of public consultations have been completed in Russia on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project.
ewi Energy Research & Scenarios has reported that the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project will lower natural gas prices for consumers in the EU.
On 4 August, a draft environmental impact assessment for Nord Stream 2 reported that the pipeline will not have a significant impact on the Kurgalsky reserve.
The Nord Stream pipeline will experience a temporary shutdown of 11 days in order to carry out annual maintenance works.