In the Russian concern “Gazprom” commented on the statement by US Secretary of energy Dan Bruyette, who questioned the ability of Russia to build the gas pipeline “Nord stream — 2”. On the sidelines of the Munich security conference he said to Bloomberg, that Russia would not be able to finish the pipeline, thereby bypassing the US sanctions.
According to the American Minister, Gazprom is dealing not with a short delay in the construction is “to be a very long delay, because Russia does not have the appropriate technology”.
“never say Never” — said in connection with this RBC official representative of “Gazprom” Sergei Kupriyanov.
Before the construction of the pipeline “Nord stream – 2” is discussed in Munich during a working Breakfast with representatives of Russian and German business circles, which was attended by the foreign Ministers of Russia and Germany Sergey Lavrov and Heiko Maas.
But U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, speaking at the Munich security conference, urged not to believe claims that the pipeline “Nord stream-2” is a purely economic project. “When Russia says “Nord stream-2″ is a commercial aspiration, do not be fooled,” said he.
Chapter financing the construction of “Nord stream — 2” Austrian oil and gas company OMV Rainer Seele said earlier in an interview with the same Bloomberg: Russia will be able to find a ship that will complete the pipeline. Seele could not name the exact date and method of laying pipes, however, according to him, willing to bet that the ship will find. Besides, in this area of the Baltic sea depths is small and any super technologies is not required, said green.
According to the Minister of energy Alexander Novak, the project “Northern stream — 2” is best for our country and for the European consumers, and the construction of the 3rd and 4th strings of HAZOPgadfly is completed. Novak noted: the United States and several other countries have “unprecedented resistance” to stop the implementation of the project, however, the “Nord stream — 2” will be completed.