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Serbia far from starting TurkStream extension work

Construction of Serbia’s section of South Stream Lite will not start before the end of the year, despite Belgrade’s claims they are imminent Construction of Serbia’s section of South Stream Lite will not start before the end of the year, despite Belgrade’s claims they are imminent
By Silvia Favasuli 25 April 2019 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34164
Welding the Serbian section of the now-cancelled South Stream pipeline. (Gazprom)

The key issue: Serbia claims construction of its section of the South Stream Lite pipeline is due to start in the coming weeks, but FEED contractor Saipem has yet to finish studies on the project.

Interfax analysis: Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said last week that Gastrans, one of the country’s transmission system operators (TSOs) and the developer of Serbia’s section of South Stream Lite, would be ready to start preliminary work and release planning permits for the project by the end of April. Construction will...