Eni completed the sale to Fluxys SA (“Fluxys”) and Snam S.p.A. (“Snam”) of its 16.41% interest in Interconnector (UK) Limited (“IUK”), 51% interest in Interconnector Zeebrugge Terminal SCRL (“IZT”) and 10% interest in Huberator SA (“Huberator”).
The total consideration for the above mentioned stakes amounts to € 145 million and Eni will retain its transportation contracts of IUK’s capacity.
IUK owns and operates the subsea gas pipeline that provides a bi-directional link between the UK (Bacton) and Belgium (Zeebrugge). I
ZT and Huberator are Belgian companies: IZT owns the terminal and compressor facilities linking the Interconnector pipeline to the Belgian gas transmission system and Huberator is the operator and provider of hub services in Belgium.
Press Release, August 03, 2012; Image: Interconnector