President Putin said Russia could use a pipeline to Turkey or Nord Stream 2 to replace Nord Stream 1.

Speaking at the Energy Conference in Moscow today, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated the plan to use pipes to Turkey to transfer the amount of gas that passed through Nord Stream 1. This will cause Turkey


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Putin did not name the pipeline, but the only gas route connected from Russia to Turkey and Europe, Turkstream, passed through the Black Sea, with a capacity of 31.5 billion m3/year.

The Russian leader added that the gas of this country could also be provided to Europe through the intact pipeline of Nord Stream 2. Each Nord Stream pipeline consists of 2 parallel tubes.

Putin said that it was possible to repair these pipes and Russia and the EU should decide its fate, emphasizing that the security of pipes must be guaranteed.

Russian gas transferred pipes for Europe.

Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez spoke at the conference that this was the first time he heard this proposal of the Russian President, so it was still early to make evaluation and need to discuss further.


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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak later said that Moscow would consider building an additional route for Turkstream.

The Government spokesman immediately responded to Putin's statement, saying that Germany would not receive Russian gas through Nord Stream 2, but could still receive Russian gas through Nord Stream 1.

No source of gas passes through the Nord Stream 1 pipe that Russia does not provide.

The logo of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project at the factory in Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February 2020.

Nord Stream 1 is the largest gas pipeline from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea, with a capacity of 55 billion m3 per year.


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Nord Stream 2 was completed at the end of 2021, almost parallel to Nord Stream 1, designed to transport gas from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea without going to Ukraine or Poland, double the supply of magnetic gas.

Leaked positions on Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2. Graphic: BBC.

The gas saving momentum of European people is not as expected, partly may be because they are too subjective because they are allowed to be subsidized from the government.

Europe can share energy for each other, combine racing to find supply from the outside and increase electricity output when Russia cut gas.