The participants of the consortium “Nord stream 2” met in Switzerland

The participants of the consortium “Nord stream 2” met in Switzerland


Moscow. March 11. The heads of the companies – participants of consortium “Nord stream 2” met on Thursday in Zurich.

As reported a press-service “Gazprom” took place working meeting of the Chairman of Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller with Board member E. ON, Chairman of the Board of the company Uniper Klaus Schaefer, Board member of BASF’s Hans-Ulrich Engel, Chairman of the Board OMV Rainer Seele, the Vice-President Engie Pierre Chareyron, a Board member of Shell by Maarten Metselaar.

“The participants of the meeting discussed issues related to the implementation of the project “Northern stream – 2″”, – stated in the release.

Last year Gazprom, BASF, E. ON, Engie, Shell and OMV signed the shareholders agreement on creation of gas pipeline system “Northern stream – 2” capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year from Russia to Germany under the Baltic sea. The project is implemented by the project company Nord Stream AG, 2. After the closing of the transactions on acquisition by foreign shareholders of shares in Nord Stream AG 2 share in the project will be distributed as follows: Gazprom – 50%, BASF, ENGIE, OMV, Shell, Uniper (100-percent subsidiary of E. ON) – 10%.

Consent of the Antimonopoly regulator of the Federal Republic of Germany on the redemption of the foreign partners has already been received. Polish regulator UOKiK has decided to consider the application until the end of may.