Greece and Bulgaria have agreed to work on the updated schedule of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas, Trend reports.
The remarks were made during a meeting between Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova and Greek Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change Giorgos Stathakis, according to a message from Bulgarian Energy Ministry.
During the meeting, the ministers discussed the necessary follow-up to the project’s implementation.
Minister Stathakis confirmed in Sofia that IGB was a priority project for the Greek side as well. The ministers stressed that the key priority is the successful completion of public procurements for the project.
The initial capacity of IGB will be 3 billion cubic meters of gas.