A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Dr. Johannes Teyssen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of E.ON took place Friday as part of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2012.
The meeting addressed the bilateral cooperation outlook placing an emphasis on the issues of Russian gas supplies to Germany. They also emphasized the successful interaction of the companies within the project for the Yuzhno-Russkoye oil and gas field development (subsurface use license owned by Severneftegazprom ).
Alexey Miller and Johannes Teyssen also appreciated the cooperation within the Nord Stream project.
On November 8, 2011 the first gas pipeline string with the throughput of 27.5 billion cubic meters was put onstream.
On April 18, 2012 the second gas pipeline string was placed ahead of schedule (schedule deadline – May 5, 2012).
The second string pre-commissioning operations were started.
The pre-commissioning operations will be followed by natural gas feeding into the second string.
It is projected to commission the second string (27.5 billion cubic meters) in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Press Release, June 24, 2012