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Biden Administration Warns Firms to Quit Aiding Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The U.S. State Department is tracking efforts to complete Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and evaluating information on entities that appear to be involved, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday. “Any entity involved in the …

15 Insurers Stop Doing Business with Nord Stream 2 Pipeline to Avoid Sanctions: Reuters

Baker Hughes Co and AXA Group and 16 other companies recently quit work on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and will not be sanctioned, according to a document the Biden administration sent to Congress last week which was …

Munich Re Stops Insuring Nord Stream 2 Pipeline on Fears of U.S. Sanctions

A subsidiary of Germany’s Munich Re will no longer insure the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Europe amid the fear of sanctions by the U.S. government. The U.S. has been threatening sanctions against European companies that support construction …

Future of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Looks Increasingly Uncertain

The future of Nord Stream 2 looks increasingly uncertain as the U.S. ramped up pressure on the project with new sanctions, and companies walked away from the controversial Russian gas link. The new sanctions come just days before work on …

Zurich Insurance to Stop Insuring Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Project: Sources

Zurich Insurance Group will drop out of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project in the face of looming U.S. sanctions against European companies that support construction of the $11 billion gas pipeline, two sources familiar with the situation said. The U.S. …

U.S. Warns of Sanctions on European Firms and Insurers Over Russia’s Nord Stream

The U.S. State Department this month told European companies which it suspects are helping to build Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline that they face the risk of sanctions as the outgoing Trump administration prepares a final round of punitive …

Investors, Insurers Warned of Risk of U.S. Sanctions for Russian Pipeline Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday warned investors in two Russian natural gas pipeline projects that they could face sanctions as the Trump administration seeks to curb the Kremlin’s economic leverage over Europe and Turkey. Pompeo told a …

Russia Aims to Complete Nord Stream Gas Pipeline, Despite U.S. Objections

Russia’s Gazprom PJSC has made a request with the Danish government to deploy new vessels in the Baltic Sea for work on the disputed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Denmark’s environmental protection agency said. The application is the latest signal …

Senators Seek to Expand U.S. Sanctions to Insurance for Russia-Europe Pipeline

U.S. senators will announce a bill this week expanding sanctions on Russia’s Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2 project, Senate aides said, targeting a pipeline Washington says will make Europe too reliant on Russian gas. The Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Clarification Act …