Friday, April 9, 2010

Gazprom Nord Stream The Longest Gas pipeline in the world costing $11 billion

$11 billion pipeline launched, EU to get gas directly via Nord Stream

April 09, 2010 — Construction of the Nord Stream pipeline has officially kicked off after a five-year wait. The 1200-kilometer long pipeline will be the longest in the world, and will directly supply Russian gas to mainland Europe. The 11-billion dollar project has been championed as a way of bypassing the political troubles surrounding the current Ukrainian supply route.