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Slovakia and Bulgaria find alignment on Eastring

Bulgaria and Slovakia appear to have ratcheted up development of the proposed Eastring pipeline loop with an MOU signed in Sofia last week Bulgaria and Slovakia appear to have ratcheted up development of the proposed Eastring pipeline loop with an MOU signed in Sofia last week.
By Joshua Posaner 13 June 2016 Europe & Russia / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 20646
The route of the proposed Eastring interconnector and other pipelines in eastern Europe.

The Eastring gas pipeline promoted by Slovakia’s transmission system operator Eustream has struck a vein of interest in Bulgaria, with both countries signing memorandums of understanding late last week aiming at speeding up progress on the project.

The MOU was agreed on the sidelines of a conference in Sofia and envisages both countries conducting an analysis of potential market demand for Eastring while seeking to ensure "maximum support" from the EU on funding. The scheme could supply a 20 billion...