South Stream Construction Contract Approved

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The Supervisory Board of South Stream Transport B.V. today approved the signing of a construction contract for the South Stream Offshore Pipeline.

South Stream Construction Contract Approved
The South Stream Offshore Pipeline will consist of four parallel pipelines of 931 kilometres across the Black Sea. Each pipeline will consist of over 75,000 pipes with a diameter of 32 inches.

In March 2014, South Stream Transport B.V. plans to sign construction contracts covering offshore pipe laying of Line 1 and construction offshore crossings for all four lines and landfall facilities in Russia and Bulgaria.

The Supervisory Board also approved the signing of a pipe supply contract for the second line. Orders for the supply of pipes for Line 1 were placed with producers in Russia and Germany on 29 January 2014. Suppliers for Line 2 will be announced upon conclusion of the contracts.

The Supervisory Board acknowledged that the project is of European importance to guarantee the energy supply.

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Press Release, March 11, 2014

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