Bulgaria – Romania Interconnector Starts Operation on November 11
Gas transmission operators Bulgartransgaz and Transgaz S.A. have completed the construction of the gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Romania, the Bulgarian energy ministry said in a statement. The interconnector has a total length of 25 km, with 15.4 km on the Bulgarian territory, 7.5 km on the Romanian territory, and 2.1 km underwater traverse of the Danube River. The underwater section, which includes a main and a back-up pipeline, was constructed by the Austrian company Habau.
The inauguration ceremony will be held on November 11 in Marten, Bulgaria in the presence of Bulgarian PM Boiko Borisov, VP for European funds and economic policies Tomislav Donchev, representatives of the Romanian government, the European Commission, and others officials, the Bulgarian energy ministry announced.