OREANDA-NEWSThe Bulgarian side is ready to provide transit gas supplies to Greece and Northern Macedonia from the Turkish Stream pipeline from the beginning of the year. This was stated in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta published on Monday by Vladimir Malinov, Executive Director of Bulgartransgaz.

The head of the Bulgarian gas company said that laying pipes to the border with Serbia on the 308-kilometer-long section of the Balkan Stream gas pipeline would be completed by May 31. After this, deliveries through the gas pipeline will be possible in the amount of 8.75 million cubic meters of gas per day. Prior to this, gas through the territory of Bulgaria will pass through the existing gas transmission network.

The completely new Balkan Stream gas pipeline through the territory of Bulgaria with a length of 484 kilometers should be completed by the end of 2020. The Turkish Stream project involves the construction of a gas pipeline consisting of two lines with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters.