(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov.29 . The independent
transmission operator ICGB and the licensed gas distribution
operator for the territory of the municipality of Kardzhali
'Citygas Bulgaria' EAD concluded an Agreement for connection to the
gas transmission network of ICGB, operator of the Interconnector
Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), the ICGB told trend November 29.
Reportedly, the contract regulates the physical connection of
the networks of the two operators, which will allow access for both
commercial and domestic consumers in the region to a new source of
supply of natural gas. This will increase security of supply and
ensure diversification of sources for supply.
The connection of the networks of ICGB and ' Citygas Bulgaria'
EAD will be completed in the next two months through the
construction of specialized facilities for the purpose. ICGB's
network is already successfully connected to the existing network
of Bulgartransgaz EAD and the Trans-Adriatic Gas Pipeline.
In this way, as of February 1, 2023, it will be technically
possible to provide supplies for natural gas users in the Kardzhali
region with quantities transported via the Greece-Bulgaria
The IGB gas pipeline has a strong regional significance, as it
creates the possibility of access to a gas transmission network for
several Bulgarian municipalities and regions that until now did not
have option for connectivity. The operator of the IGB pipeline
provides full cooperation to all interested parties regarding the
provision of access to the interconnector in accordance with
European, Bulgarian and Greek legislation.
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