Nord Stream 2 Gets Denmark Construction Permit



Nord Stream 2 Gets Denmark Construction Permit
Nord Stream 2 AG has obtained a permit to construct its planned pipeline system in the Danish Exclusive Economic Zone south-east of Bornholm.

Nord Stream 2 AG revealed Wednesday that it has obtained a permit to construct its planned pipeline system in the Danish Exclusive Economic Zone south-east of Bornholm.

The permit was granted by the Danish Energy Agency, which is in charge of the application, and covers a 91-mile-long route section.

“We are pleased to have obtained Denmark’s consent to construct the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline through the Danish continental shelf area in the Baltic Sea south-east of Bornholm,” Samira Kiefer Andersson, Denmark permitting manager at Nord Stream 2 AG, said in a company statement.

“We will continue the constructive cooperation with Danish authorities to complete the construction of the pipeline,” Andersson added.

Preparatory works, such as the installation of concrete mattresses and rock placement for the crossing of existing infrastructure, and the subsequent pipelay, will start in the coming weeks, according to the company.

The Nord Stream 2 Pipeline is a “major international infrastructure project bringing natural gas from the world’s largest reserves in Russia to meet European energy needs,” Nord Stream 2 AG notes.

As of today, more than 1,304 miles of the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline have been laid, according to the company. Pipelay is said to have been completed in Russian, Finnish and Swedish waters, and for the most part in German waters. The construction of both landfall facilities in Russia and Germany is nearing completion, according to Nord Stream 2 AG.

The company has highlighted that the project is bringing 31,000 jobs and investments of $5.5 billion (EUR 5 billion) to the European Union.

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lou  |  November 01, 2019
Over 40 years ago Vladimir Bukovsky stated that “Western governments are ready to turn a blind eye to the many atrocities of the Soviet regime so that they can quietly fry bacon on their stoves using Soviet gas (Urengoy-Pomara-Uzhgorod – pipeline through Ukraine 1969)” Fast forward to today – Vladimir Bukovsky’s thought’s are still correct today when it involves Russia. Germany and the many Western countries are again turning a blind eye to Putin’s Russia atrocities by approving Nord Stream 2 which bypasses Ukraine so that gas flows directly to Germany and then supplied to their European neighbors. Once again ignoring Putin’s hostile actions and criminal conduct around the world so that they can quietly fry bacon on their stoves using Russian gas. Truly sad how the European Union trembles at the feet of the Russian warlord (Putin). Which is nothing but a thug and low-level KGB agent. No backbone anywhere to be seen within the European Union.