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The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... will go largely unclaimed. On the one hand, there is nowhere for the gas to be used. On the other, a number of these projects will simply not be profitable. The 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 on the spot market. In order to support American gas producers, the U.S. authorities are trying to clear the market of competition for them, specifically targeting Gazprom’s positions in Europe. This is openly stated in Document S.1221, Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017: 115th Congress (2017–2018). The report indicates that the United States will continue to oppose Nord Stream 2; however, one of the points also says that Washington will do everything to develop the ...


Nord Stream 2: Pros and Cons

... it became the first Western European company to sign a contract for the supply of gas from the USSR). And Wintershall and Engie own shares in Nord Stream 1. All the companies involved in the project are interested in consolidating their positions on the Russian market, especially given the current geopolitical tension and the sanctions regime. Nord Stream 1, 2 Although Nord Stream 2 involves companies from numerous... ... political level, the greatest amount of support for the project is being provided by Germany. The German federal authorities are actually in a difficult position here, as...


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