More flexible rules for LNG terminal capacity lease – Croatia, 29 May 2018

LNG Hrvatska, as the operator of the future liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on Krk island, has launched a public consultation on the proposal of new set of rules on the use of the terminal. The new set of rules will replace the old one, which led to the fact that the first round of […]

New onshore oil and gas exploration concessions to be offered – Croatia, 29 May 2018

Last week, Croatian Parliament passed the new Law on hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation in order to launch a new investment stage in this sector, as the state is increasingly dependent on oil and gas imports since domestic production steadily declines. It is expected that later this year, the Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency (HAZU) will announce another […]

New batch of amendments to the Energy Law – Bulgaria, 29 May 2018

According to new set of amendments to the Energy Law that have just entered Bulgarian Parliament for approval, the supervisory bodies of electricity and natural gas transmission system operators ESO and Bulgartransgaz will have to include members from third party shareholders. Another amendment proscribes that the operator of the gas storage system will have decision-making […]