E.ON Gas Distribution invested RON 180 M this year, particularly in order to modernize the natural gas grid, Virgil Metea, the company’s general manager, stated for Mediafax. 633 kilometres of the natural gas distribution system were modernized, of which 375 kilometres of pipeline were completely replaced. Metea added that investments in modernizations and replacements, as well as those in high-performing equipment, were meant to enhance the degree of safety in use. The company is active in the country’s northern half, delivering natural gas to approximately 2.8 million consumers. 100 kilometres of pipeline were modernized in Mures County, the investment totalling over RON 12 M, while 10 kilometres of pipeline were built for new consumers.