The National Society for Natural Gas Transport Transgaz finalised the procedure for environment evaluation for the Plan for Development of the natural gas transport system 2021 – 2030, according to a press release, sent on Friday to the Stock Exchange Bucarest.Similarly, according to the quoted source, the ministry of environment, waters and forests issued the environmental permit. The Strategic Environmental Evaluation was facilitated by the European Bank for Investments through an agreement regarding the consultancy services by means of the European Investment Advisory Hub – EIAH or Hub). EIAH is a partnership between the BEI group and the European Commission as part of the Investment Plan Europe. ‘The support offered to Transgaz for the strategic environmental evaluation relies on an existing business relation and aims at the acceleration of the transition of Transgaz to adopt a business compatible model with an economy neuter from the point of view of carbon dioxide emissions” stated Christian Kettel Thomsen, vice-chairman of BEI.In his turn, Ion Sterian, the general manager of SNTGN Transgaz SA said that the successful finalization of the Strategic Environmental Evaluation confirms the commitment of the company for the observance of the highest environment standards with a view to making investments for the development of the national system for natural gas transport.SNTGN Transgaz SA is the technical operator of the National System for Transport which is responsible for its functioning under conditions of quality, safety, economic efficiency and environment protection. The society is listed on the Stock Exchange Bucuresti.