... of the Pipeline, and Who Will Not
News about the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline can be heard almost every day, like reports from the front lines. In reality... ... construction of Nord Stream 2 would actually benefit Poland. The more Russian gas going to Germany, the greater the surplus of the raw material that can subsequently be traded... ... the Third Energy Package to include maritime parts of gas pipelines running into the European Union. The new rules would mean that Gazprom would only be able to transport...
... regulator (UOKiK)
put forward objections to the construction of Nord Stream 2
. Poland does not want reduced competition in its gas market. This reaction was to be expected, since the Polish authorities had
they would only greenlight the ... ... will, apparently, lead to the country rejecting the project outright. It will then be considered by the European Commission.
Germany, the European Union’s economic leader, may largely decide the future of Nord Stream 2. Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel has ...
... route, and Germany will become the largest gas hub in Europe. Gazprom, in turn, will become
the leading supplier of gas to Germany, with a 60-per cent share of the market
. But there are a number of obstacles in the way of Nord Stream 2 becoming a reality. The most often cited of these – that increasing gas supplies is impractical and uneconomical – are unsubstantiated and unfounded, and they present far less risk than the obstructionist position of the European Union.
The main argument of articles that express scepticism about the feasibility of the Nord Stream ...