Modernized compressor station Strandzha and Chiren gas depot

12.04.2016

Today Bulgartransgas entered into operation the third of the four modernized compressor stations.The cost of the reconstruction of CS "Strandzha" is nearly 70 million BGN. About 85% of the gas transit through Bulgaria passes through "Strandzha".

The gas storage facility in Chiren will double its natural gas capacity by 2017, according to the executive director of " Bulgartransgas" Georgi Gegov. This will allow to fully cover the domestic consumption for 6-8 months. "Bulgartransgas" has been granted funding of EUR 220 mln. euros to increase the storage capacity from 550 million to slightly over 1 billion cubic meters.

Source: Bulgartransgas