Nord Stream 2 appealed the regulator's decision of Germany on the "Nord stream — 2"
Operator "Nord stream — 2", 2 Nord Stream AG, filed an appeal in the court of Dusseldorf for a decision of the Federal network Agency of Germany (BNA), denied exemption of the project from the requirements of the updated EU gas Directive, told reporters in the company.
"15 Jun, Nord Stream 2 filed an appeal against the decision of the Federal network Agency of Germany the Supreme regional court of Dusseldorf. 2 Nord Stream AG insists that the actual date may 23, 2019 the pipeline was completed from the point of view of economic functionality. On the basis of the current at the time of the legal framework, the company performed a return on investment of several billion Euro before the European Commission announced its plan to change the Gas Directive", - have informed in a press-service.
The company stressed that the refusal of the application for the project shows the discriminatory action changed the gas Directive and reminded that the Nord Stream AG 2 filed by the annulment of the amendments in the General court of the EU and conducts arbitration proceedings under the Energy Charter Treaty.
In mid-may, BNA refused to release the "Nord stream — 2" from the requirements of the updated EU gas Directive. According to the decision of the regulator, the pipeline did not have time to finish by may 23, 2019, in the end, he falls under the entered into force of the amendment with the rules of the third energy package of the European Union. Among other things, the Directive requires that entering the EU territory, the pipeline is filled or partially alternative supplier, or its part, runs through the territory of the Union, belonged to a third company.
"Nord stream — 2" involves the construction of two pipelines with a total capacity of 55 billion cubic meters of gas off the coast of Russia through the Baltic sea to Germany. Against the project actively advocate USA, in the EU promoting its liquefied natural gas, as well as Ukraine and several European countries. States in December imposed sanctions against the project, demanding that the companies doing the strip, to immediately stop the construction. Swiss Allseas almost immediately announced the suspension of the gas pipeline.