Hungary makes preparations for LNG imports

The Poland-Slovakia interconnector will give Hungary direct access to an LNG terminal in 2021, while a planned FSRU in Croatia could do so even sooner The Poland-Slovakia interconnector will give Hungary direct access to an LNG terminal in 2021, while a planned FSRU in Croatia could do so even sooner.
By Silvia Favasuli 14 February 2018 0 29573
The Polskie LNG terminal in Poland. The Polskie LNG terminal in Poland. (Polskie LNG)

New gas infrastructure in Central and Eastern Europe should give Hungary access to LNG supplies in the coming years and help push down the cost of the volumes it receives from Russia. 

Slovakian transmission system operator Eustream and its Polish counterpart Gaz-System are ready to start construction on an interconnector between Slovakia and Poland. The pipeline would be the missing link between Hungary and the Świnoujście LNG terminal in Poland. 

“Construction work on the Polish-Slovakian interconnector will start in the second half of 2018,” a spokesperson from...

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