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Bulgaria announces an agreement with Azerbaijan on the exchange of electricity for gas

Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Industry Nikola Stoyanov announced an agreement between Baku and Sofia on the exchange of electricity from Bulgaria for gas from…

Bulgaria will start negotiations on increasing the volume of gas supplies from Azerbaijan

According to Bulgarian Energy Minister Rosen Hristov, this week, Bulgaria will start negotiations on increasing the volume of natural gas supplies from Azerbaijan,  Bulgarian media…

The pipeline for the transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Bulgaria has been certified

The energy regulators of Bulgaria and Greece have certified the Greece-Bulgaria Interconnector (IGB), which will transport Azerbaijani natural gas to Europe, and from there to…

Gas prices in Bulgaria may rise by a third in the near future

Gas prices in Bulgaria may rise by about 35% from May, because due to the suspension of gas supplies from Russia, prices will almost completely…

Bulgaria suspending gas imports from Gazprom Export

Bulgargaz EAD received a notification on April 26 on suspension of natural gas deliveries from Gazprom Export as of April 27, 2022, Trend reports via Bulgarian…

Hydrotests on the entire route of the IGB pipeline have been completed

Hydrotesting of all 8 block valves has also been performed successfully, the construction activities on the two gas measuring stations are progressing with a steady…

The LNG terminal near Alexandroupolis will boost IGB’s capacity after start of commercial operations

The project for FSRU and a 28 km long pipeline in Greece has strategic synergy with the IGB pipeline and will help increase its capacity…

Bulgaria’s Chiren gas storage project to get funding from EU

Bulgaria’s Chiren underground gas storage expansion project will be funded by an EU grant in the amount of 78 million euros, Trend reports with reference to Bulgartransgaz….

ICGB licensed for natural gas transmission for territory of Bulgaria

The ICGB AD, the project company for construction of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) received a license for natural gas transmission for 35 years for the…

The IGB pipeline successfully crossed Studen Kladenets dam

A great engineering feat, IGB’s second horizontal directional drilling is now in the top five longest gas pipeline installations of this diameter executed to date…

100 km of the gas interconnector with Greece are completely ready

The interconnector is of great importance for the security of supplies and the diversification of natural gas sources and we cannot afford to compromise with…

Bulgaria Plans to Receive Azerbaijani Gas from December 31

Bulgaria will begin receiving natural gas from Azerbaijan from December 31, 2020, said Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova “The agreement with Azerbaijan is an extremely…

IES Gas Brief: Diversification with Azeri gas – expectations and realities

Prime Minister Borissov broke the news – starting January 1, 2021 onwards, natural gas from the Shah Deniz-2 field will flow into the country via…

Construction of Bulgarian Part of Turkish Stream Should Be Completed on December 15

Completion of work on the construction of new gas transmission facilities in Bulgaria, through which gas from Russia through Turkey should come to Serbia, is…

Transportation of Russian Gas to Europe via Turkish Stream Becomes Much More Expensive Than via Ukraine

In the first half of the year Bulgaria became the most expensive transit country for Gazprom. The Russian company paid for actual transit and for…

ICGB utilizes first €30 mln in EIB loan for the realization of the Greece-Bulgaria pipeline

The project company ICGB which is responsible for the implementation of the Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector, has successfully utilized the first tranche of the loan financing…

ICGB opened publicly the submitted offers in the tender for construction of the interconnector with Greece

The largest public procurement in the IGB project is close to the end; the estimated value of the tender is set as a total price…

Bulgaria hopes for revision of direct gas supplies from Russia

Bulgaria expects that the possibility of direct gas supplies from Russia to this country via the Black Sea will be reviewed, President of Bulgaria Rumen…

SOCAR studies Bulgarian supply options

Bulgarian gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz and Azerbaijan’s state-run Socar signed an MOU July 18 to look into shipping natural gas to Bulgaria and transporting…

Bulgaria Wants to Receive 3 Bcm of Gas from Shah Deniz-2

The Bulgarian company Bulgartransgas starts negotiations with SOCAR on deliveries of Azerbaijani gas to Bulgaria for the gas hub Balkans, Bulgarian media reported with reference…

Russia Discussing Entry Point to EU with Greece and Bulgaria

Russia is discussing the entry point of the Turkish Stream to Europe with Greece and Bulgaria, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told journalists in Istanbul…

Vice-President of Bulgaria on Azerbaijani Gas

The main task of the European energy policy is security, competitiveness and sustainable development. This statement was made by the Vice-President of Bulgaria Iliana Yotova…

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