Southern Gas Corridor projects in third list of PCIs
Southern Gas Corridor projects are in the third list of the Projects of Common Interest (PCI), released by the European Commission, Trend reports.
Gas pipeline to the EU from Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, via Georgia and Turkey, currently known as the combination of Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline (TCP), South Caucasus Pipeline Future Expansion (SCPFX) and Trans Anatolia Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), gas pipeline from Greece to Italy via Albania and the Adriatic Sea [currently known as Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)], including metering and regulating station and compressor station at Nea Messimvria, Greece are in the third list of PCIs.
In total, 173 projects, including 110 electricity and smart grids, 53 gas projects, six oil projects, four cross-border CO2 network projects are included in this list.
The Southern Gas Corridor is one of the priority energy projects for the EU. It envisages the transportation of gas from the Caspian region to the European countries through Georgia and Turkey.