This looks more and more like a death spell. Even if Russia builds the tube towards the beach in Germany, it might never go operational. There is a strange bi-partisan consensus in US politics that work against this project, and no company wants to risk the irk of US sanctions. Imagine your windows and android licenses for all your computers and phones worldwide a null and void due to the sanctions? How would you deal with that? A 1000 other things. I like more gas in Europe, and although I have misgivings on the economics of the pipeline, I would have welcomed it. That might be the end.
Classification society DNV GL has suspended work on Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project over fears of sanctions by the United States.