Tag: Bulgartransgaz

Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine to test bi-directional gas flow by the end of 2016 – Region, 22 July 2016

Natural gas flows between Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine will be tested by the end of the year after gas transmission operators of these countries have signed gas interconnection agreements. Romanian Transgaz, Bulgarian Bulgartransgaz and Ukrainian Ukrtransgaz plan to provide customers with firm and uninterruptible transportation capacity from Ukraine to Bulgaria and reverse flow capacity from […]

EU requests that Bulgaria has to sell Bulgartransgaz – Bulgaria, 30 June 2016

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the European Union requested that Bulgaria has to sell its natural gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz in order to pay off a fine of up to 300 million euros. PM Borisov explained that the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told him that Bulgartransgaz has to be sold, otherwise […]

Gas interconnection agreement between Greece and Bulgaria signed – Greece, 24 June 2016

At the ceremony at Sidirokastro, the Greek natural gas transmission system operator DESFA and its Bulgarian counterpart Bulgartransgaz have signed an interconnection agreement, which will establish a foundation for liberalized gas trading in Greece. According to DESFA’s statement, the negotiations regarding the interconnection agreement have started back in 2013 and now are successfully completed with […]