Macedonia-Bulgaria Interconnector Gas Pipeline
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Macedonia-Bulgaria Interconnector Gas Pipeline is a proposed gas pipeline interconnection from North Macedonia to Bulgaria.
One of the options to be considered for the interconnector would run from Petrich, Bulgaria to Strumica, North Macedonia.
- Owner: Bulgartransgaz EAD, MER JSC Skopje
- Status: Proposed
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In 2017, the Bulgarian and Macedonian transmission system signed an agreement to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of a new gas interconnection between the two countries. A Memorandum between Bulgartransgaz EAD and the Macedonian Energy Resources joint stock company for the performance of energy activities was also signed for a similar feasibility study.
In its 2021-2030 Ten Year Network Development Plan, released March 2021, Bulgartransgaz describes the project as in a "conceptual phase".
Articles and resources
- "The Bulgarian and Macedonian Transmission System Operators will jointly carry out a feasibility study for the construction of a new gas interconnection between the countries". www.bulgartransgaz.bg. Retrieved 2020-09-16.
- Bulgartransgaz EAD (March 2021). "2021-2030 TEN-YEAR NETWORK DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF BULGARTRANSGAZ EAD" (PDF). bulgartransgaz.bg. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 12, 2021. Retrieved August 12, 2021.