Alexei Miller, head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said in a conference call on Tuesday that its European partners in the Nord Stream-2 pipeline project have fulfilled their financing obligations for 2017. The pipeline will allow state-owned Gazprom to pump more gas to Europe, where the project has divided opinion. Gazprom is partnered in the project by Uniper, Wintershall , Shell, OMV and Engie.