Abu Dhabi, 14 Nov. Partners "Gazprom" in the European Union are confident that we will be able to continue funding the project of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2", despite US sanctions. This was stated to journalists by the head cooperating with "Gazprom" the European company Winterhall Mario Mehren on the sidelines of the exhibition and conference ADIPEC hydrocarbon-2017 in Abu Dhabi.
According to him, the US gave full explanations regarding the mechanism of application of sanctions against Russia, and partners of "Gazprom" made a clear conclusion about the financing of the "Nord stream — 2".
"We have reviewed the clarification on sanctions, which was published by the US government. I think that first of all these explanations clearly show that we can continue to financially support the project," said Meren.
He expressed confidence that the project company Nord Stream 2 will receive the next tranche of cash from Europe, as soon as you request it.
"When they need the money as soon as they make a bid — we are ready to transfer," — said the head of the European partner "Gazprom".
Wintershall — Germany's largest company engaged in the production of oil and natural gas with annual revenues over 13 billion euros.
The company actively cooperates with "Gazprom" for more than 25 years.
Recall, signed by the President of the United States Donald Trump the law on sanctions suggests that States can impose sanctions on those individuals and organizations that invest in the Russian oil and gas industry more than $ 5 million a year..
Moscow, November 14.