Memo on the Nord Stream2 project / European natural gas market / LNG market

The Nord Stream2 project has been controversial for several years. The dispute has three dimensions: 1. an economic dimension (German / European natural gas market, market share RUS), 2. a regulatory dimension (compliance with the 2009 EU Gas Directive)
3. a political dimension (German and EU policy towards RUS, interests
Eastern European EU members + Ukraine, etc.)
The following remarks are a concise summary of the essential points, not a complete essay.

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