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    Nord Stream lays last pipe of first gas pipeline through the Baltic

    Projects and Operations // May 13, 2011

    Nord Stream AG has announced that all three sections of its first 1,224km gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea have now been laid and will be joined together underwater off the coast of Finland and Sweden in the summer.

    The new pipeline system will start transporting natural gas from Russia directly to the European Union on schedule in the last quarter of 2011.

    Construction of the second of the twin pipelines is scheduled for completion in 2012.

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