Nord Stream - how much does it cost to repair gas pipelines - UNIAN

Nord Stream – how much does it cost to repair gas pipelines – UNIAN

Russian consultants are studying how long damaged pipes can withstand exposure to salt water.

Explosions on Explosions at Nord Stream occurred in September / photo ua.depositphotos.com

Nord Stream AG has begun estimating the cost of repairing the damaged pipe and resuming the gas supply.

Writes about it The New York Times with reference to a person informed about the work of the operator. According to an anonymous source, a preliminary estimate of the cost of repairs – 500 million dollars.

In recent weeks, Nord Stream AG, which is majority-owned by a Kremlin-controlled company, has begun the process of estimating the cost of repairing the pipe and restoring gas supplies.

In addition, consultants from Russia are studying how long damaged pipes can withstand exposure to salt water.

Undermining the Nord Streams

At the end of September 2022, it became known that pressure had decreased in the threads of the Russian gas pipeline. Up to 500 million cubic meters of technical gas have been reported leaking.

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The Kremlin said it did not rule out the possibility of sabotage. Already in September, Russian President Putin said that the “Anglo-Saxons” were to blame for the leaks at Nord Stream.

The European Union has repeatedly stated that gas leaks occurred as a result of deliberate actions.

The State Security Service of Sweden conducted an inspection of gas pipelines and confirmed that the leak occurred as a result of explosions.

In November, German Justice Minister Marco Buschmann admitted that Nord Stream 2 contributed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Fuente: espreso.tv

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