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21 June 2018

The Interconnector interview: Steven De Ranter, managing director, Interconnector (UK)

In October 2018, the last of the long-term contracts that underpinned the development of the Interconnector pipeline between the UK and Belgium expires. Twenty years after the pipeline’s inauguration, the appetite amongst European shippers for long-term bookings has waned and the regulatory demands have intensified. Interconnector must now tread a new path without the safe, predictable returns offered by a high concentration of multi-annual contracts. Gas Matters speaks to Interconnector’s new managing director, Steven De Ranter, and asks how the company is adjusting its business model to navigate this brave new world.


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