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IGB Pipeline

Natural Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria

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47 km line pipes for the interconnector Greece-Bulgaria are now produced

The Greek company Corinth Pipeworks has already completed the production of 47 km line pipes for the route of the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector. The first batch consists of 32-inch in diameter line pipes with external three-layer polyethylene coating. Its delivery is scheduled for the first week of February as the pipes will be transported to storage bases along the IGB route in both Greece and Bulgaria. Thanks to the excellent cooperation of all stakeholders, construction work is progressing, and the project is moving forward according to plan.

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The implementation of the LNG terminal near Alexandroupolis will help fill IGB’s capacity

The successful implementation of the project for a liquefied natural gas terminal near the Greek city of Alexandroupolis is of particular importance for the IGB project, as it will create more opportunities for gas transmission through the Greece-Bulgaria interconnector. The two energy projects are being developed in full synergy, relying on the active support of both Bulgaria and Greece

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ICGB renewed its participation in the Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Vertical Gas Corridor with companies from 3 countries

Representatives of Bulgartransgaz EAD (Bulgaria), ICGB AD (Bulgaria), DESFA S.A. (Greece), FGSZ LTD (Hungary) and SNTGN TRANSGAZ S.A. (Romania) signed a renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Vertical Gas Corridor. The meeting was held in Brussels and the Memorandum was signed in the presence of Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director of the Directorate-General for Energy at the European Commission. He expressed his support for energy connectivity in the region and the development of energy supply opportunities through new initiatives.

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