The Ministers of Energy and Economy and Industry Rosen Hristov and Nikola Stojanov visited the Greek liquefied gas terminal Revithoussa. The meeting was hosted by the CEO of the Greek operator DESFA Maria Rita Galli. It was also attended by the directors of Bulgargaz Denitsa Zlateva and Bulgartransgaz Vladimir Malinov.
During the tour of the terminal, opportunities for long-term strate-gic cooperation were discussed. Among the main topics discussed was the potential possibility to increase the technical capacity of the Greece-Bulgaria interconnector from 3 to 5 billion cubic meters per year.
The installation of additional compressor capacities to increase the pressure in the system of the Greek gas transmission operator was also discussed, as well as the timeframe for the implementation, the form and the participation in the financing of these activities. The delegation also followed the process of unloading the LNG tanker from Norway, destined for delivery in November under the contract between a Greek supplier and Bulgargaz.
The meeting is part of the two-day visit of a Bulgarian delegation to Greece led by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Transport and Communications Hristo Aleksiev.