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Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 Could Sever Transatlantic Ties (Bloomberg)

July 6, 2020 | File Under: , , , ,

“The gas pipeline is now a game of chicken between Germany and the U.S., in which both players appear reckless.” – by Andreas Kluth

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Germany Weighs Measures Against U.S. Over Nord Stream Threat (Bloomberg)

June 28, 2020 | File Under: , , , , , ,

“Germany is preparing to strike back against the U.S. if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to kill off the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with additional sanctions.” – by Patrick Donahue and Brian Parkin

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New U.S. Sanctions For Nord Stream 2? What’s At Stake (Forbes)

June 8, 2020 | File Under: , , , , ,

“A new proposal to clarify and expand U.S. sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has been just introduced in the U.S. Senate. Spearheaded by Senators Ted Cruz (R) and Jeanne Shaheen (D) the bill has a rare bipartisan support. If expanded, the sanctions would impact all pipeline laying activities as well as companies that provide […]

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Why Greece is key to US plans to sell more natural gas to Europe (Al Jazeera)

“European market hangs in the balance as LNG champions take aim at Russian-Turkish energy alliance.” – by John Psaropoulos

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U.S. Concedes Defeat on Gas Pipeline It Sees as Russian Threat (Bloomberg)

December 18, 2019 | File Under: , , , , , ,

“The U.S. conceded it won’t be able to stop completion of the controversial Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany, acknowledging the failure of a years-long effort to head of a perceived threat to European security.” – by Jennifer Jacobs,  Nick Wadhams and Lars Paulsson

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Congress, Nord Stream II, and Ukraine (The Brookings Institute)

November 25, 2019 | File Under: , , , ,

“It will prove difficult for Congress to make Europe cut its dependence on Russian gas.” – by Steven Pifer

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Unstoppable Nord Stream-2 (New Europe)

November 11, 2019 | File Under: , , , ,

“The Nord Stream-2 pipeline, which late last month obtained a permit to construct its planned pipeline system in the Danish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) southeast of Bornholm, is now ready to complete the final stretch of the Gazprom-led project that will transport Russian gas from Russia to Germany, despite efforts from the United States and […]

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Earthquakes Are Jolting the Netherlands. Gas Drilling Is to Blame. (New York Times)

October 24, 2019 | File Under: , , ,

“This slow-motion disaster is forcing the Dutch government to curtail gas production with consequences that are likely to be profound for its economy.” – by Stanley Reed

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Nord Stream: A Roadmap for Secure and Safe Gas for Europe or a Continental Power Play? (Energy Industry Review)

October 1, 2019 | File Under: , , , , ,

“Depending on who you ask, Nord Stream 2 is either a sustainable way to ensure European energy security or a proxy for Russian hybrid warfare. Or both.” – by Evgenios Zogopoulos

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U.S. Efforts To Derail Russian Pipelines To Europe Have Failed Since The 1960s (RFERL)

August 14, 2019 | File Under: , , , , , ,

“The Trump administration and the U.S. Congress are fighting to block the 9.5 billion-euro ($10.6 billion) Nord Stream 2 project amid fears it will make NATO allies and other European countries more reliant on Russian energy and damage Ukraine by depriving it of transit fees.” – by Todd Prince

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