BULGARIA

“Bulgartransgaz” to implement important regional hydrogen project

By
Lada Yevgrashina

Bulgartransgaz's hydrogen transportation infrastructure project has been included in the EU's list of projects of common interest (PCI) and will become an important 'green' project for the country and the region, the head of „Bulgartransgaz“ Vladimir Malinov said, Trend reports.

According to him, Bulgartransgaz's proposed project to create infrastructure for hydrogen transportation is key to the implementation of the concept of clean hydrogen transportation.

ICGB commissions the design of Gas Metering Station Stara Zagora (GIS2) to expand the capacity of the IGB gas pipeline

By
Diana Zaikova

Following a tender in accordance with the Public Procurement Law, ICGB commissions a Bulgarian company to develop a detailed design for the Stara Zagora gas metering station (GIS2), which will expand the capacity of the IGB gas pipeline. The transport operator is working to develop the gas pipeline infrastructure and increase the total technical capacity from 3 billion cubic meters per year to 5 billion cubic meters per year.

The Vertical Gas Corridor is expanding through Moldova and Ukraine, reinforcing the key regional role of the IGB pipeline

By
Diana Zaikova

Plans to expand the capacity of the IGB interconnector to 5 billion cubic meters per year will be of great importance to be able to transfer 10 billion cubic meters per year of LNG from the terminals in Greece and Caspian gas through the Southern Gas Corridor, reaching Moldova, Ukraine, Hungary and Slovakia.

The nuances of integration between the Alexandroupolis terminal and TAP are discussed

By
Lada Evgrashina

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) consortium is consulting with Greek gas transmission operators on a technical agreement that covers the possibility of delivering gas to eurozone buyers from the new floating liquefied natural gas terminal (FSRU) in Alexandroupolis to their markets via TAP.

A source knowledgeable in this matter exclusively told Trend about this.

Over 15.5 million megawatt hours have been transferred through the Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) interconnector for 2023

By
DIANA ZAYKOVA

Over 15.5 million megawatt-hours (MWh) were transported on the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnection in 2023. The project celebrated its first anniversary and successfully achieved 365 days of operation without interruption of activities.

CEWR confirmed the price of natural gas for the month of January at BGN 77.60 per megawatt hour

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CEWR

According to a CEWR announcement from January 1, 2024, the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation approved the price of natural gas for the month of January in the amount of BGN 77.60 per megawatt hour (MWh), excluding access, transmission, excise and VAT prices. At this price, Bulgargaz JSC will sell natural gas to final suppliers and to persons who have been issued a license for the production and transmission of thermal energy.

Azerbaijan tripled the export of natural gas to Bulgaria in the first half of 2023

By
BLACKSEA-CASPIA

In January-June 2023, the export of customs-declared volumes of natural gas from Azerbaijan amounted to 10,956,188.04 thousand cubic meters, which is 3.6% less than a year earlier, despite a tripling of the supply volume for Bulgaria, announced the State Customs Committee of the country (SCC).

Revenues from the export of declared gas from Azerbaijan amounted to 8,029,188.03 thousand US dollars (7.9% growth).

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