Gazprom has reached agreement with Hungary on the extension of the Turkish stream

Газпром договорился с Венгрией о продлении Турецкого потока

It is planned that Hungary will be connected to the pipeline by the end of 2019.

Russian Gazprom and Hungary signed an agreement on the extension of the pipeline Turkish stream through Bulgaria and Serbia to Hungary, writes Bloomberg, citing the Hungarian Agency MTI, which leads to the Minister of foreign economic relations and foreign Affairs of Hungary péter Szijjártó.

It is expected that Hungary will be connected to the trunk by the end of 2019. According to Szijjártó, this route is more realistic solution than through Romania or Croatia. Yesterday the Minister talked about plans to link the country with the southern gas corridor and plans to discuss the matter with the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller.

In turn Gazprom” in the press release reports that during the meeting, Miller and Siarto, the sides discussed issues of gas supplies to Hungary, it is stored on the territory of the Republic and transit to third countries. In particular, they talked about prospects of development of gas transportation facilities in Hungary.

Were also signed a Memorandum of understanding between Gazprom export and Hungarian Gas Trade. The document recorded the parties ‘ intention to continue long-term cooperation in the sphere of Russian gas supplies to Hungary.

It is noted that in 2016, the Russian gas exports to Hungary amounted to 5.7 billion cubic meters.

As reported Корреспондент.neton may 7, Russia began to build a gas pipeline Turkish stream across the Black sea bypassing Ukraine. The project involves the construction of two branches of the gas pipeline. The first line will be for the supply of gas to the Turkish market, the second – for the transit of fuel to Europe.

Leads laying vessel Audacia Allseas company contractor of construction of both lines of the offshore section of the pipeline. The ship will also be used to pull the pipes from the shore through microchannel. The construction of the Turkish stream in the deep part of the Black sea will maintain a Pioneering Spirit.

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