Greek minister annouced plans Bulgaria and Greece to renew Burgas – Alexandroupolis.

The Greek Minister of the Environment and Energy, Kostas Skrekas, confirmed that there are discussions between Greece and Bulgaria on the resumption of the oil pipeline project between Burgas and Alexandroupolis.

Bulgaria has offered us this particular project and we are in the process of talks. Oil will be transported from the (end) point of the oil pipeline in Alexandroupolis, and the quantities will be transported to Burgas in Bulgaria.

Kostas Skrekas, Greek Minister of the Environment and Energy

For the first time, the issue of restarting the project, agreed 15 years ago between Russia, Greece and Bulgaria, but later terminated, was raised this week by the Bulgarian Minister of Energy Rosen Hristov at a meeting of the energy ministers of the Balkan countries in Athens, BTA recalls .

On Tuesday, President Rumen Radev also stated that it is necessary to think about resuming the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, but in the opposite direction – Alexandroupolis-Burgas, because due to geopolitical changes, Neftohim will not be able to receive Russian oil, and the transportation through The Bosphorus implies high costs and long delays.

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