Photo: Nord Stream 2 AG.

Source: Nord Stream 2 AG press release

As of December 17, the gas-in procedure for the second string of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has started. Like the first string, the second string will be gradually filled with gas to build the required inventory and pressure.

Pre-commissioning activities on the second string were completed successfully to assure the pipeline integrity.

Nord Stream 2 will inform about further technical steps in due time.

The pipeline is built and independently certified according to applicable technical and industry standards to ensure reliable and safe operations.