The gas interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) was issued an Operation License for the territory of Greece, Report informs, citing the ICGB AD.

This is the last administrative step necessary for the legal introduction of the pipeline into operation on the territory of Greece.

The preparation for fulfilling the prerequisites for the issuance of the Operation Permit for the IGB pipeline started in January 2022, accompanied by numerous meetings with authorities, the third-party inspector, the contractor, with DESFA, TAP and framed with the collection and submission of a huge documentation package covering every aspect of construction discipline.

A similar document was issued today by the Bulgarian side.