Nord Stream is a 2,448km-long shallow water pipeline project operated by Nord Stream. This gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 48 inches, starts at Leningrad Oblast (Russia) and ends in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany).

The Nord Stream project started operations in 2011 and is owned by Gazprom, Uniper, BASF, Engie, NV Nederlandse Gasunie, and LetterOne Holdings.

About Nord Stream

Nord Stream AG (Nord Stream), formerly North European Gas Pipeline Company, is an oil and gas company that offers operation of natural gas pipelines. The company carries out the business of planning, construction and operation of natural gas pipelines through the Baltic Sea. It provides gas transportation capacities through its pipelines. Nord Stream offers services includes dispatching and maintenance, technical operation and commercial handling, environmental management and transportation services. The company also operates pipeline facilities includes landfalls in Russia and Germany where the offshore pipeline ties in to the onshore connecting pipelines. It transports gas from the entry point of the Nord Stream pipelines in Vyborg, Russia. Nord Stream is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.