BRUSSELS, April 1. /TASS/. The European Commission (EC) will present its position on construction of the Nord Stream-2 natural gas pipeline next week, EC spokesperson Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told TASS on Friday.
On September 4, Gazprom, BASF, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV and Shell signed a shareholder agreement for construction of a gas transportation system Nord Stream 2, an export-oriented natural gas pipeline with total annual capacity of 55 bln cubic meters from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea. The project will be implemented by the joint venture Nord Stream AG where Gazprom holds a 51% stake, E.ON and Wintershall - 15.5% each and ENGIE and Gasunie - 9% each.