Gazprom received green light for Nord Stream 2 in Finland

The pipes for the construction of Nord Stream 2 (image courtesy of Gazprom)

The pipes for the construction of Nord Stream 2 (image courtesy of Gazprom)

according to a press statement published on BusinessWire, Gazprom has received the Finnish Government’s consent for the use of the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline. The permit for a 374-kilometer offshore section running through the Finnish EEZ outside the country’s territorial waters was issued by the Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.
The company has also stated that it already received all necessary permits in Germany. The national permitting procedures in the other three countries along the route – Sweden, Russia, and Denmark – are proceeding as planned.