Watchdog blamed for collapse of pipe plan

Jones, Simon
November 2008
Utility Week;11/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 28, p43
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Wingas not to continue building a pipeline across southern Germany because of regulatory pressure. The gas company said that increasingly unclear conditions for the operation and development of long-distance pipeline routes had forced it to abandon SEL. According to managing director Ingo Neubert, more clarity was needed before investment decisions could be approved.


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