The firstline of the Russian-German gas pipeline "Nord Stream" on Monday, six months after the start of work to operate at full load with performance73 million cubic meters per day and 27.5 billion cubic meters a year, according to gas companies.
The gas pipeline was launched in November last year and up this time used by about a third. Time required for set-up and break-in new imported (American and Italian) manufacturing equipment the largest in the world of the compressor station "Port" — the starting point of the pipeline on the Russian shore.
A month ago, has been completed laying of the second line of railway. In autumn it is planned to put into operation.