Policy & Regulation

Sweden and Russia award construction permits for Nord Stream 2

Sweden and Russia have given permission to the company managing the Nord Stream 2 project to build and operate the pipeline in their respective territories
By Staff reporter 8 June 2018 0 31211

Sweden and Russia have given permission to the company managing the Nord Stream 2 project to build and operate the pipeline in their respective territories, the company said in a note on Thursday.

Nord Stream 2 has already obtained the permits required for its construction and operation in Germany and Finland. It is now waiting for a final permit from Denmark.

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