Swedish section of Nord Stream 2 to be completed in October
Nord Stream 2 AG, the operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, reported that the process of laying the gas pipeline in the Swedish waters is almost finished and will be completed in October.
"Pipelay in the 510-kilometre long Swedish section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is almost over: One line has been completed in this section, while the construction of the second line will resume on September 1, 2019. The second line is scheduled to be completed during October in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)," the operator said in a press release on its website.
Overall, more than 1,700 km of pipelines have been laid so far in accordance with existing permits in Germany, Sweden, Finland and Russia, the company added.