Romania not ready technically to provide reverse gas supplies to Ukraine

Transgaz, the operator of the Romanian gas transport system, will not be technically ready to provide large volumes of gas supplies to Ukraine until 2016-2017, the Romanian company said in a statement.

Transgaz, the operator of the Romanian gas transport system, will not be technically ready to provide large volumes of gas supplies to Ukraine until 2016-2017, the Romanian company said in a statement.

The company said that in the extraordinary case Romania could provide only small gas supplies to Ukraine, which will total less than 1% of domestic production, via the Arad-Szeged pipeline.

The top-priority for Transgaz in part of cooperation of operators the neighbor gas transport systems is the completion of the construction of the Iasi-Ungheni pipeline, which will provide gas supplies from the EU to Moldova.

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