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Russian Gazprom, Greek DEPA/DESFA, and Italian Edison propose a modified version of Gazprom’s South Stream project, using the Interconnector Turkey–Greece–Italy (ITGI project) for a pipeline corridor to deliver Russian gas to Europe. This revamped version presupposes (like South Stream’s original version) the construction of a pipeline from Russia across the Black Sea to Bulgaria, or alternatively to Turkey (Turkish Stream), either of them to feed into the ITGI (see EDM, March 3, 4).
ITGI’s overland and seabed sections, on the territories of Greece and Italy, broadly correspond with South Stream’s planned westbound branch. The ITGI, …read more
Source: The Jamestown Foundation