The Austrian oil company OMW has signed a memorandum of understanding that it wants to participate in the construction of two further legs of the existing Nord Stream pipeline Viborg-Greifswald. Additional partners: Royal-Dutch Shell, E-ON and Gazprom (51%).
Extra capacity: 55 billion m3/year.
[org.at] – OMV will bei Gasprom-Pipeline „Nord Stream“ einsteigen
[zeit.de] – Gazprom baut zwei neue Leitungen für Ostseepipeline
[reuters.com] – Russia’s Gazprom to expand Nord Stream gas pipeline with E.ON, Shell, OMV
There is still a little problem though:
[source] Needs permission from the Americans
Time to go, Angie. This job is not for you. Hand over to Steinmeier or Gabriel, no elections needed.