Final investment decision on Bulgaria – Greece gas interconnector by end of May 2015

A final investment decision on the construction of a Bulgaria – Greece gas interconnector will be made by the end of May 2015, Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova and her Greek counterpart Panagiotis Lafazanis agreed in talks on February 12.

Petkova and Lafazanis, who is Greece’s Minister of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy in the Syriza government, held bilateral talks in the Consultative Council on the Construction of the Southern Gas Corridor, Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry said in a statement.

The statement quoted Lafazanis as saying that the Greek government would work actively on the development of energy projects between the two countries that are of mutual interest. The project to build a gas link between Bulgaria and Greece was such a case, he confirmed.

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(Photo: Bulgarian Energy Ministry)