Nord Stream 3?

"We have confirmed reserves, we have transport and we are building new transport routes. If Europe tells us what it needs and is ready to sign the pertinent contracts, I’m not ruling out that we might need new gas pipelines, like, for example, Nord Stream 3,” Gazprom's Alexander Medvedev said in a recent interview.

Say what you will, I like their sense of humor.

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Yes, if nothing else, they have a great sense of humor. Passive-aggressive at its best. This would go well in the discussion thread about the Norwegian TV series, Occupied...

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Nordstream 2 makes sense as does a Nordstream 3 if demand warrants the expansion. Nobody, including the Russians like to see their exports thwarted by would be robber barons. The Germans on the Rhine proved that about 400 years ago. The same arguments concerning secure access also support all of the efforts with the southern route and the plans to export Caspian Sea gas through Turkey, Greece and Italy. There the only fly in the ointment would be competitive gas coming out of Egypt or Israel.

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