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In Germany, explained the reluctance to buy U.S. LNG

The Minister of energy, infrastructure and the digital technology of the German state of Mecklenburg — Vorpommern Christian Pegel in an interview with RT Deutsch said that the European States is not profitable to buy American liquefied natural gas, as it will be more expensive than supplies from Russia.

According to him, the need of conversion of gas to liquid and logistics costs significantly increase the cost of fuel supplies from the United States.

Pushkov explained why Germany is fighting with USA for the "Nord stream — 2"

Senator Alexei Pushkov said that the competition of Germany and the United States due to the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2" is an unprecedented situation, writes "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".

The rate of cooling of relations between Angela Merkel and Donald trump can be called the U.S. decision on the withdrawal of a dozen thousand American servicemen from the territory of Germany. The Senator is confident that protecting the "Nord stream — 2", Germany protects primarily itself.

In Russia and Germany responded to the threat to the United States because of the "Nord stream — 2"

Russian and German MPs protested over the statement of the American senators threatened the port in Sassnitz in Germany with sanctions due to the "Nord stream — 2".

So, a member of the Federation Council Sergei Tsekov told RT that the American politicians embraced delusions of grandeur.

Expert has predicted the fate of the "Nord stream — 2" after Polish fine

Expert of the national energy security Fund Stanislav Mitrakhovich sure imposed by Poland because of the "Nord stream — 2" the fine will not prevent the construction of the pipeline, writes "Evening Moscow".

On the eve of the Polish Antimonopoly regulator UOKiK has fined Russia's Gazprom on 213 million zlotys, equivalent to about 50 million euros for noncompliance in the case of "Nord stream — 2". "Gazprom" has promised to appeal the decision.

The construction of "Nord stream — 2" is allowed to continue

Construction of the pipeline "Nord stream 2" can be resumed on 3 August at the expiry of the appeal the new permit of Denmark, even if this decision will be appealed, told reporters in the Danish energy Agency (DEA).

"It is possible to appeal to the Danish appeals Board on energy issues, will have immediate suspensive effect, unless the Council decides otherwise," said the regulator.

The analyst called upon to answer the threat of the U.S. against the "Nord stream – 2"

Political Europe's response to U.S. sanctions against the project "Nord stream 2", told RIA Novosti the German political scientist Alexander Rahr.

Previously, the need "political response" to the threat of Washington sanctions against companies involved in the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream – 2", said in Vienna head of Austrian oil and gas Corporation OMV Rainer Seele, it was quoted by the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Head of OMV called for a response to US threats to the "Nord stream — 2"

The head of the Austrian oil company OMV Rainer Seele said about the need for "political response" to the threat of Washington sanctions against companies involved in the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2", writes the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

According to him, green said that the question is to what extent Europe will defend its sovereignty and its independence, especially in regard to energy issues.

Able to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2" the ship changed hands

Laying vessel "Akademik Chersky", which is expected to continue with the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream - 2", ceased to belong to "Gazprom", follows from materials of the company.

In June it became known that the pipe was owned by Samara thermal power property Fund (STIF), and that in turn was part of the group "Gazprom". However, in the past the list of affiliated persons of the company from 30 June, the Fund is no longer listed.

Gazprom did not specify the owner of the "academic plan" in its assets

Samara thermal power property Fund (STIF), which is the owner of the pipelayer "Akademik Chersky" capable to build "Nord stream — 2", was not included in the new list of affiliated persons of "Gazprom". This is stated in the quarterly disclosure of the company.

As at 31 March, the Fund was part of the group "Gazprom".

Die Welt: the US is threatening the European contractors "Nord stream — 2"

U.S. authorities are increasing pressure on German and European companies involved in the construction of "Nord stream — 2", the newspaper "Die Welt" with reference to sources.

It is emphasized that the United States conducted two videoconferences with contractors of the gas pipeline from Germany and other European countries to "to indicate the far-reaching consequences for their further participation in the project". They were attended by representatives of the state Department, the Ministry of Finance and US Department of energy.

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