Bosnia: BH-Gas filed a countersuit against Croatian contractors Monter and GP Put

, SEE Energy News

Gas company BH-Gas has filed a countersuit against the consortium of Croatian companies Monter and GP Put, which were contractors on the project for the gasification of Middle Bosnia Canton (MBC), to the Sarajevo Arbitration Court.

According to the statement from the company, with this countersuit it seeks compensation for damages in excess to 6 million euros due to poor workmanship on the gas pipeline, as well as compensation for lost profit.

The statement said that the consortium of Croatian companies Monter and GP Put has signed in January 2012, 20 million worth project for the gasification of MBC which included the construction of gas pipeline. The contract was terminated in March 2014 due to deficiencies in performed construction works.

The Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) will also make request to the Sarajevo Canton Prosecutor’s Office in order to inspect all the circumstances in relation with the construction of Zenica-Travnik gas pipeline, especially due to the fact that the initial cost of the project was around 15 million euros, but the final price exceeded 20 million euros, transmits