Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nord Stream 2 sticks to existing route despite Denmark’s new law

Nord Stream 2 AG is pressing ahead despite a law passed in Denmark on Thursday that could force a rerouting of its project.
By Staff reporter 30 November 2017 0 28618

Nord Stream 2 AG is pressing ahead with its existing application for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline despite a law passed in Denmark on Thursday that could force a rerouting of the project, a spokesperson from the company told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

Denmark approved a law that allows the its foreign minister to ban pipeline projects crossing its waters on the grounds of foreign and security policy.

The law will be effective from 1 January 2018, after which the Danish foreign minister could decide...