Date: 10 months ago   Category: Economy

The board of directors of Gazprom will discuss influence of the western sanctions on the company - RIA Novosti, 8/28/2018

MOSCOW, 28 Aug — RIA Novosti. The board of directors of Gazprom on Tuesday will discuss influence of the western sanctions on Gazprom in 2017-2018 at a meeting and responses to them, it is told in materials of Gazprom.© by RIA Novosti the Position of the WTO can complicate discrimination of the Russian gas, considers ekspertrany in the presentation of Gazprom by Day of the investor was reported that sanctions of the USA and the EU don't interfere with access of Gazprom to the global capital markets. The possibility of imposition of new sanctions of the USA concerning export gas pipelines doesn't extend to the projects announced to realization till August 2, 2017, and technological sanctions restrictions concern less than 1% of extraction of hydrocarbons of the Gazprom group. The United States demand from the European countries to stop participation in the Nord Stream — 2 project and threaten with sanctions to those who won't go to it. Instead of the Russian gas of the USA advance own LNG with construction of regasification terminals in Europe. The package of sanctions against the participating companies of "Nord Stream-2" is in a high stage of study, sanctions can be imposed within several weeks, Wall Street Journal reported in August. The law signed in 2017 by the U.S. President Donald Trump, in particular, assumes that the head of state will be able to impose sanctions on the persons investing in construction of the Russian export pipelines more than 5 million dollars in a year or 1 million dollars at a time. Besides, in the law it is separately stated that the USA will continue to counteract the Nord Stream — 2 project. The law also reduces the maximum term of financing of the Russian oil and gas companies from 90 to 60 days.© RIA Novosti / Alexey Vitvitsky to Pass into an image bank America doesn't manage to press Gazprom in Evropeproyekt "Nord Stream-2" assumes construction of two gas pipelines with a general power of 55 billion cubic meters of gas a year from the coast of Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. The new pipeline is planned to be constructed near the operating Nord Stream. He will pass through territorial or exclusive economic zones of the countries located along coast of the Baltic Sea — the Russian Federation, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Germany. From the listed countries of the Nord Stream 2 AG company, to the operator of "Nord Stream-2", it was necessary to get construction licenses only from Denmark. The only shareholder of Nord Stream 2 AG is Gazprom. The European partners — Shell, OMV, Engie, Uniper and Wintershall — have in return undertaken to finance "Nord Stream-2" totally for 50%, that is for 950 million euros everyone. Gazprom will provide other half of means — 4,75 billion euros.



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