Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Nearly Completed

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline Nearly Completed

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Begun in May 2018, US sanctions delayed its scheduled December 2019 completion. 

It's now nearing its end point with the final piece of piping welded together.

According to Russia's Gazprom-owned Nord Stream 2 AG:

"As the next step, the section of the pipe coming from the German shore will be connected to the section coming from the Danish waters in a so-called above water tie-in."

Pre-commissioning will follow. The goal is for gas to flow from Russia to Germany before yearend.

According to Germany's DW news, a "major step" was completed on Monday.

Gas may begin to flow "in October."

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania premier Manuela Pomerania said "(s)ticking by this project has been the right decision by our state government," adding:

"This natural gas pi
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