Tag: EC

President Plevneliev discussed energy liberalization with EU Commissioner Vestager – Bulgaria, 10 June 2016

During their meeting in Sofia, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev and the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager discussed energy liberalization and diversification of gas supplies. President Plevneliev stressed that these topics are a priority for Bulgaria, adding that the country is working extensively in order to improve energy connectivity with its neighbors in the Southeastern Europe […]

EC conducts inspections at Romgaz, Transgaz and OMV Petrom – Romania, 7 June 2016

The European Commission (EC), namely its Directorate-General for Competition, is conducting inspections at three large Romanian natural gas companies: transmission system operator Transgaz and gas producers Romgaz and OMV Petrom. Allegedly, these inspections are related to the prevention of natural gas exports. The issue of preventing gas exports is not a new one. For several […]

TPP Plomin C project constitutes as state aid – Croatia, 31 May 2016

Last week, the Ministry of Economy and power utility HEP have received the opinion of the regulatory body of the European Commission (EC) for Competition which implies that the cooperation between HEP and Japanese Marubeni on the realization of TPP Plomin C project is unacceptable. Unofficially, the key problem was not in the contract for […]