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German regulator to decide by May 24 if Nord Stream 2 should comply with EU Gas Directive

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 13, 2020
The German Federal Grid Agency will make a decision this month on whether the rules of the updated EU Gas Directive apply to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the representative of the agency told TASS on Tuesday.
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According to her, the decision will be made at the latest by May 24, 2020.

Topics: German Nord Stream

In mid-January, the Federal Network Agency of Germany accepted applications from Nord Stream AG and Nord Stream 2 AG to remove the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 pipelines from the updated EU Gas Directive. The Handelsblat newspaper informed that the regulator is going to refuse to withdraw Nord Stream 2 from the new rules.

The Handelsblat newspaper reported that the regulator was going to refuse to withdraw Nord Stream 2 from the new rules. The agency gave the parties time to send a response stating their position before May 8. "This deadline has passed, and the agency will now make a quick decision," the press service said. No details were given there. "We do not comment on current processes," the agency said.


 

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