Nabucco „Not Essential“ for EU

People ♦ Published: June 22, 2012; 19:32 ♦ (Vindobona)

For the EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger, it is not important which pipeline ships natural gas to Europe.

Nabucco „Not Essential“ for EU / Picture: © Wikipedia / Jacques Grießmayer

In an interview with the Austrian newspaper „Standard“, the Commissioner Oettinger underlined the importance of further gas sources. The Nabucco project would not be essential, he indicated.

Accoding to Oettinger, the diversification of the gas supply for Europe is crucial. The Commissioner is convinced of the strategic importance of the Caspian gas for Europe. „Our aim ist…