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Feasibility study of Serbian gas transmission pipeline to Bulgaria

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COWI has assessed all feasibility aspects of establishing a gas transmission pipeline between Serbia and Bulgaria and carried out an environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) of the project.

The feasibility study of the proposed project covers an assessment of the need for and feasibility of constructing and operating a pipeline to connect the gas transmission systems of Bulgaria and Serbia.

Identifying the most feasible route
COWI has assessed the most feasible route option and set out a business case for developing the project.

The business case comprises key technical requirements, environmental and regulatory issues, project structuring, estimation of capital and development costs, as well as operating and maintenance costs and the development of an economic and financial model.

Assessing impacts
In the financial and economic analysis, COWI performed a comprehensive cost-benefit analysis, risk assessments, procurement and developing a financing plan.

The ESIA  identifies environmental and social effects. It also includes a plan of how to involve relevant stakeholders and a social action plan that covers all phases of the project.

LAST UPDATED: 12.04.2017