Russian gas is supplied to the Netherlands under the 20-year contract that was signed with Gasunie in September 2000. The first deliveries started on October 1, 2001 via the Yamal- Europe pipeline system. After the company had been restructured, GasTerra is now Gazprom Export’s partners under the contract for natural gas supplies to the Netherlands.

In 2017, Gazprom supplied 4.65 bcm of gas to the Netherlands.

N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie is Gazprom’s partner in the Nord Stream project. The Dutch company owns 9% of Nord Stream AG, the pipeline’s operator.

The foundations of Gazprom’s business cooperation with Gasunie were laid in the framework agreement of 1996; besides Russian natural gas supply to the Netherlands, it also covered various forms of partnership in transmission, storage, enhancing gas supply flexibility, etc.

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Gas Transportation, Storage