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Romanian and Hungarian BRUA sections due by October

Romania’s TSO is confident it will complete its stretch of the BRUA pipeline by October 2019, while FGSZ is still working to divert the route from Hungary into Slovakia Romania’s TSO is confident it will complete its stretch of the BRUA pipeline by October 2019, while FGSZ is still working to divert the route from Hungary into Slovakia.
By Silvia Favasuli 21 February 2019 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 33965
The Baumgarten gas hub in Austria, where the BRUA pipeline will terminate. (OMV)

Romanian transmission system operator (TSO) Transgaz and its Hungarian counterpart FGSZ are confident they will complete the construction of their respective sections of the first phase of the Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary-Austria (BRUA) pipeline by the scheduled October 2019 deadline.

Completing the project will help Romania placate the European Commission, which opened an antitrust investigation in July 2017 into whether the country is restricting exports and cross-border flows.

Updates shared by Transgaz at a meeting of the EU’s Central and South Eastern Europe Energy...