The Hungarian GTS operator FGSZ establish an investment plan regarding the construction of the gas link with Serbia. This branch will gas from Turkish stream. The pipeline is planned to be operational until October 1, 2021.
“FGSZ Ltd. hereby informs the market participants that the Hungarian regulator in the field of energy and utilities (MEKH), in its decision approved the proposal of the 10-year development plan that includes construction of a new Serbian-Hungarian gas pipeline Interconnector with a capacity of 6 billion cubic meters per year”,— stated in the message FGSZ.
Earlier Budapest has repeatedly expressed interest in Russian gas from Turkish stream. As stated by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban in the beginning of 2020, the construction shouldn’t take much time, since this stretch is 15 km.
On export deliveries of Russian gas this year — in the material “Kommersant” “Gazprom lowers the export to Europe”.