“As of October 18, the procedure for filling the first string of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with gas was completed.

In accordance with the plan and design requirements, the line is filled with so-called technical gas in the volume of approximately 177 million m3, ”the company said in a statement.

It is specified that the pressure level in the gas pipeline is 103 bar.

This is enough to start transporting gas in the future.

“Commissioning work on the second string of the gas pipeline continues,” explained the project operator Nord Stream 2 AG.

The construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline was fully completed on 10 September.

On October 4, the operator Nord Stream 2 AG began filling the first string of the gas pipeline with gas.

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