Nord Stream 2 pipeline
23rd July, 2021 Geography
- The US, which had previously imposed sanctions to prevent the completion of a major new gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, has now signalled its approval for the project.
- In 2015, the Russian energy major Gazprom and five other European firms decided to build Nord Stream 2, pipeline. The 1,200-km pipeline will run from Ust-Luga in Russia to Greifswald in Germany through the Baltic Sea.
- It will carry 55 billion cubic metres of gas per year.