Novak will discuss with the European Commissioner for energy “and the stream-2”


Moscow. June 10. INTERFAX.RU – Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak plans to discuss with European Commissioner for energy maroš Šefčovič issues of the project of the pipeline “Nord stream-2” (Nord Stream 2).

“We will discuss all issues, including the “Nord stream-2”, – he told reporters.

“First and foremost it is a commercial project, and it all depends on how investors will position this issue,” said Novak, answering the question about Russia’s readiness to negotiate a special regime for the project.

Last year Gazprom, BASF, E. ON, Shell, and OMV signed the shareholders agreement on creation of a gas pipeline “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 acquisitions 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%.

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