Romania announces the maximum amount of gas it can deliver to Moldova through the Iasi-Chisinau – Cotidianul pipeline
The Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline, through which Romania can export natural gas to the Republic of Moldova, was put into operation on October 1, 2021 and can provide all the necessary consumption across the Prut, except Transnistria, leaving only interested suppliers to start nominating . the volumes they want to sell, announced the director of the Corporate Strategy and Management Department of the Transgaz national transport system operator, Elisabeta Ghidiu, at the videoconference Profit.ro Oil & Gas – “Where are the Black Sea gases when we need them most?”
“The 120-kilometer-long Ungheni-Chisinau gas pipeline, at which the construction works were completed last year, was operationalized and put into operation on October 1, 2021. In September this year, Transgaz also completed the development works in the north. -the country’s estates, respectively the Onești-Gherăești-Lețcani gas pipeline, plus the two compression states related to them, an investment worth about 173 million euros, and thus leads Ungheni-Chisinau is operational from October 1. It can transport up to 6.5 million cubic meters of gas per day, an amount that can cover the consumption needs of the Republic of Moldova without the Transnistria area. We are also waiting for the suppliers to nominate the volumes of gas that we can transport (to the Republic of Moldova – no.). We, as a transport and system operator, are prepared for this “, said the Transgaz official.
Currently, the Republic of Moldova consumes about 2 million cubic meters of natural gas daily.