“Gazprom” in 2015, increased supplies of natural gas via Nord stream

“Gazprom” in 2015, increased supplies of natural gas via Nord stream


The gas transportation system “Nord stream” with the capacity of 55 billion cubic meters were exploited with an average annual loading of 71%. Thus, in the EU were supplied to 39.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas, according to a press release from the Nord Stream.

MOSCOW, 21 Jan. “Gazprom” in 2015, delivered by Nord stream 39.1 billion cubic meters of gas, increasing deliveries by 10% compared with 2014, according to a press release from the Nord Stream.

“The gas transportation system “Nord stream” with the capacity of 55 billion cubic meters were exploited with an average annual loading of 71%. Thus, in the EU were supplied to 39.1 billion cubic meters of natural gas. In 2014 was set to 35.5 billion cubic meters (corresponding to 65% efficiency), and in 2013 – 23,8 billion cubic meters (43%)”, — stated in the release.

Nord Stream notes that 2015 was another record year for the company.

Transport of gas through the first of the two branches of the gas pipeline “Nord stream” began in November 2011, and by October 2015, through the gas transportation system delivered a total of 100 billion cubic meters of gas. “As of January 20, 2016 the total volume of pumped oil is 112.7 billion cubic meters,” reports Nord Stream.

Nord stream runs under the Baltic sea from Russian Vyborg to German Greifswald. It consists of two threads with a length of 1224 kilometers long with throughput capacity of 27.5 billion cubic meters of gas each year and is the longest underwater route of gas export in the world. The first phase of the pipeline was launched on 8 November 2011, the second in October 2012.