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Duration: 2018 – 2022

To facilitate the successful construction of the Project, the EBRD engaged Sustainability to act as Lender’s consultant to provide technical and environment and social (E&S) consultancy services for the Bulgaria-Romania-Hungary-Austria gas pipeline (BRUA) from the time of signing of the loan agreement through to successful commissioning of the new gas transmission system. The expected outcome of the Assignment is the successful implementation of the Project in accordance with the terms of the loan and all the relevant laws and requirements.

The overall role of the TESC is to monitor the Project’s management of Environment and Social matters, including the implementation and adequacy of the Project Environmental and Social Management System and implementation of a suite of environmental and social management plans intended to address applicable Project standards, notably the EBRD’s Performance Standards. Sustainability also monitor the Project to ensure the Project is prepared and is being implemented according to the schedule, with the assumed construction budget and timetable, agreed procurement plans and procedures as well as the expected technical characteristics.

Tasks include:

  • Review of Project status before start of Construction
  • Review of Project Implementation Progress
  • Confirm Project Completion
  • Project Monitoring