COPENHAGEN Oct 1 Danish utility Dong Energy
DONG.UL said on Thursday it signed a contract with Russia's
Gazprom (GAZP.MM) to double deliveries of natural gas through
the Nord Stream pipeline from 2012.
The Danish utility in a statement said it would activate an
option in its initial Gazprom contract to double deliveries from
the initial 1 billion cubic meters of natural gas through the
Nord Stream pipeline.
Delieveries on the new contract are to run 18 years from
2012 and are linked to the comletion of the second stage of the
Nord Stream pipeline, the company said.
The initial Dong-Gazprom contract was signed in June 2006 to
run fro 20 years from 2011.
(Reporting by Peter Levring)