At the end of February this year, ANRE was notified of a state of imbalance in the operation of the natural gas transmission system, due to low temperatures and a high consumption of natural gas.
As a result, ANRE completed 18 control actions at 15 participants in the natural gas market, actions aimed both at fulfilling the legal obligations of physical balancing of the transmission system and on the other hand the fulfillment of the legal obligations to insure the quantities of natural gas necessary for consumers in accordance with the supply contracts concluded.
As a result of the controls carried out, sanctions for minor offenses were applied for a no. of 23 infringements, the sum of which amounts to 1,050,000 lei.
The fines applied by ANRE to economic agents are entirely transferred to the state budget.