Study by Daniel Měsíc, EU Energy and Climate Policy Expert, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic (PA2)
“The gas crises in 2006 and 2009 hit hard, not because of the lack of supply, but because of the lack of infrastructure. These crises, and the profound changes on the global gas market, call for measures to be undertaken now in Central and Eastern Europe. Development of infrastructure is needed in order to strengthen Europe’s energy security, and to be able to benefit from expanding western liquid markets, and beyond this, potentially from LNG supplies from overseas. Among the actions to be undertaken, the so called bi-directional connections (BDICs) play a key role.”
Read the full article in the Central Europe Energy Partners Report No.7/2015 on page 10-11.