The bill on the Burgas-Alexandroupoli oil pipeline will be discussed on Wednesday during a special cabinet meeting, Deputy Environment, Energy and Climatic Change Minister Yiannis Maniatis announced on Tuesday evening, inaugurating an event on the Greek energy economy at the Athens Concert Hall.

He added that an amendment will be included in the same bill on the founding of three new companies for providing gas in Eastern Macedonia, Central Macedonia and Central Greece.

The deputy minister also announced that the preparation of the bill on the creation of a hydrocarbonates research agency (oil and natural gas) has been completed that will anticipate a decrease in taxation for businesses that will come to the country to invest as well as an increase in the extent of regions that will be provided for research.