Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) gas pipeline, Greece
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Greece–Bulgaria (IGB), Greece

By Carmen 12 Oct 2021

The 182km-long, upcoming Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) Project will be operated by Interconnector Greece Bulgaria. This onshore, gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 32 inches, will start in East Macedonia and Thrace (Greece) and ends in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria).

The Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) Project is expected to commence operations in 2022 and will be owned by Bulgarian Energy Holding, Energean, Snam, Enagas, Publigaz, Copelouzos group, and others.



The Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) Project is associated with the 878km Trans Adriatic (TAP).

During the period 2021-2025, the Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) Project is expected to witness an estimated capex of $130.39m.

Contractors involved in the Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) Project:

Some of the key contractors for the Greece–Bulgaria (IGB) include –

Design/FEED: C&M Engineering, Penspen.

Main EPC: Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas).

About Interconnector Greece Bulgaria


Interconnector Greece Bulgaria AD (ICGB AD) is an oil and gas service provider company providing pipeline services to the industry. It is headquartered in Greece.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.


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