Gascade has received permission for laying Eugal

© Photo : Nord Stream 2 Corp. in TwitterСтроительство pipeline Nord stream-2. Archive photoGascade has received permission for laying Eugal© Photo : Nord Stream 2 Corp. Twitter

Gas transport company Gascade Gastransport (co-owners — «Gazprom» and BASF/Wintershall) has received all permits for laying the pipeline Eugal, which will take gas, «Nord stream-2», the message says Gascade.

«The regulator Stralsund issued a permit for the construction of Eugal on the territory of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. This solution integrates all the separate approval required for the pipeline construction on this territory,» — said in a statement on the website of the company.

«Construction Eugal fully approved,» the company said. After Brandenburg and Saxony Mecklenburg — Vorpommern is the third Federal land of Germany, which was supposed to issue a permit for the construction of the pipeline.

It is noted that the construction of a 102-kilometer stretch of Eugal in the district of «Vorpommern — Greifswald» will begin soon. Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2020.

Gazprom and Wintershall through JV WIGA own Gascade operator Eugal, which will get it is 50.5%. Pipeline Eugal will gas «Northern stream — 2». The project «Northern stream — 2» involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany.

The new pipeline is planned to be build next to the existing «Northern stream». It will pass through the territorial sea or the exclusive economic zone of the countries located along the shores of the Baltic sea — Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. Of these countries, the company 2 the Nord Stream AG, the operator of the «Nord stream — 2», left to obtain a construction permit only from Denmark.

Gascade has received permission for laying Eugal«Nord stream – 2»