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Construction of Bulgaria-Greece interconnection will start in end-2014

The Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy announced work on the interconnection gas link between Bulgaria and Greece will start at the end of 2014.

The project includes construction of trans-border reverse gas pipeline with length of about 168.5 km (140 km in Bulgaria, 28.5 km in Greece), connecting the Greek gas network in the area of Komotini with the Bulgarian gas network in the area of Stara Zagora. The capacity of the gas pipeline is foreseen to be 3 bcm/y in its initial stage and will have a maximum capacity of up to 5 bcm/y.

Source: 22 April 2014