Press Releases


The specifications for gas stations have been set

DEPA already operates five FISIKON stations The Decision of the Deputy Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Networks, Mr. Michalis Papadopoulos, (GG 674B – 03/18/2014) was issued […]


The agreement was signed today between GAZPROM EXPORT and DEPA, including price reductions of natural gas supply and also a beneficial range of other contractual provisions […]

DEPA is seeking for gas supply prices equal to the level of Western Europe

Answering today’s publications, DEPA is announcing that it has no knowledge of any “prosecutor’s investigation for abuse of dominant position” as stated by some electronic and […]

The country’s natural gas deregulation is in progress

Access of ELVAL (Hellenic Aluminium Industry SA) to DEPA’s networks ELVAL SA, as of November 1 and for two months, shall supply its facilities at Oinofyta […]

Thessaloniki welcomes the natural gas as a motor fuel

Thessaloniki can utilize the multiple benefits of FISIKON in car driving. The introduction of gas powered vehicles in the city’s daily life was signaled by the […]

Natural gas as motor fuel “Champion” in economy and performance

FISIKON was proven to be the most economical fuel in the 7th EKO Mobility Rally 2013 Once again the compressed natural gas was proven to be […]

DEPA signed Gas Sales Agreement with Shah Deniz Consortium

The Greek Government’s role has been pivotal in closing the agreement   DEPA signed a gas sales agreement with the Azeri gas company SOCAR and the […]

DEPA confirms commitment to ITGI pipeline

Athens, February 21st, 2012: Following the Shah Deniz consortium announcement that it has made a provisional decision to go into exclusive negotiations with TAP to transport […]

Serious Greek gas shortage due to weather shows need for ITGI pipeline

Athens, Greece, 3rd February 2012: Gas deliveries to Greece have been affected during significant periods in the last month, a worrying situation as temperatures drop. In […]

Greek Foreign Affairs and Energy Ministries give significant political support to ITGI

Athens, 17th January 2012: Commenting upon the joint statement from the Greek Foreign Affairs and Energy Ministries regarding plans for the transporting of natural gas from […]

DEPA CEO statement, responding to the announcement that the Nabucco pipeline could be delayed by up to a year

In response to the announcement today (11th October) by Gerhard Roiss, CEO of Austrian energy company OMV, that the Nabucco pipeline could be delayed by up […]

ITGI’s Lead In Technical Maturity And Regulatory Progress Results In Ability To Deliver Azeri Gas To Europe The Soonest

ITGI only pipeline to align with timeline of the Shah Deniz II full field development Brussels, 10 October 2011: Speaking at Platts 5th annual European Gas […]

DEPA and Edison Submit ITGI Bid To Bring Azeri Gas to Europe

Athens, 3 October 2011: The partnership between DEPA, the Public Gas Corporation of Greece, and Italian energy company Edison spa, submitted its technical proposal and commercial offer […]

DEPA: ITGI Promises Shortest Lead Time for Azeri Gas to Reach Europe

Baku, 26 September 2011: Speaking at the Gas Infrastructure World conference in Baku last week, Harry Sachinis, Chairman and CEO of DEPA, the Public Gas Corporation […]

ITGI Completes Detailed Marine Survey

ITGI (Interconnector Turkey Greece Italy) has successfully completed an eight month detailed Marine Survey for the offshore section of IGI Poseidon, the section of the ITGI […]

DEPA: “There should be no gas debt dispute between Greece & Turkey”

Negotiations on pricing and access arrangements are reaching a conclusion; Reports of outstanding debts between Greece and Botaş are premature and unwarranted; ATHENS, 14 September: In […]

DEPA CEO: “EU and Absheron developments reinforce case for ITGI to be the first phase of opening the Southern Gas Corridor”

Athens, 12 September, 2011. In response to today’s reporting of the Absheron discovery, as well as the European Union decision to adopt a mandate to negotiate […]

International support for ITGI: “The only project that can be realistically implemented”

PFC Energy, a Washington D.C. based independent global consulting firm, specializing in the energy industry, says that ITGI (Interconnector Turkey – Greece – Italy) is the only project […]