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Plan to pump gas to Scotland goes on the back burner after study finds that it’s not economical

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
19th May, 2019

Plans to reverse the direction of gas flow at the Moffat interconnection point with Britain have been put on hold until market conditions make the project viable.

The flow reversal would enable gas to be exported from Ireland to Britain via the Moffat connection, but a report by Gas Networks Ireland found that there was no market to justify investing in the facility, meaning there is neither a surplus of gas to export nor a...

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