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Nord Stream 2 good for energy security – report

Professor Andreas Goldthau argues expanding Nord Stream could boost Europe’s energy security, with the European Commission yet to play its hand as the key arbiter Professor Andreas Goldthau argues expanding Nord Stream could boost Europe’s energy security, with the European Commission yet to play its hand as the key arbiter.
By Joshua Posaner 15 July 2016 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 21099
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The Nord Stream 2 project could bear dividends for consumers at the centre of Europe and define the role of the European Commission as an energy policy actor, Professor Andreas Goldthau has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

Goldthau, author of the report  Assessing Nord Stream 2: regulation, geopolitics and energy security in the EU, Central Eastern Europe and the UK, said that instead of sparking concern in European capitals, new Nord Stream lines should be seen as opportunities to further boost liquidity in EU...