During its meeting on 6 July 2016, the Federal Council appointed Benoit Revaz as the new Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Energy (SFOE). Since 2014, the 44-year-old legal expert has been the Senior Advisor of E-CUBE Strategy Consultants. As per 1 October 2016, he will replace Walter Steinmann, who is retiring. Swissgas congratulates Mr Revaz on his appointment and looks forward to continued good and constructive cooperation with the SFOE.
Third-party building applications are now submitted directly to the Swiss Federal Pipeline Inspectorate (Eidgenössisches Rohrleitungsinspektorat, ERI).