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Bulgaria receives first batch of Azerbaijani gas from Greece

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The first batch of Azerbaijani gas arrived in Bulgaria through the connecting pipeline Greece-Bulgaria (IGB). This is reported by the Bulgarian radio station BNR. A trial volume of raw materials is planned to be pumped before the end of June. The IGB will be connected to the Trans-Adriatic Gas Pipeline, the Greek National Gas System, and in the future to a floating LNG regasification plant in the Greek port city of Alexandroupolis. The initial capacity of the gas pipeline is 3 billion cubic meters per year with the potential to expand to 5 billion cubic meters. IGB is on the list of projects of common interest to the European Commission, EU co-financing of €84 million has been approved. The construction of the IGB gas pipeline was planned to be completed in early 2021. It was planned to be put into operation in July, but then the commissioning dates were postponed to the end of the year. More news is on the Kommersant Telegram channel. Ksenia Askerova.

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