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South Stream: Gains for Bulgaria, Gains for Europe

At a stakeholders event in Varna, Bulgaria (organized by the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce), representatives of both domestic and regional industry groups gathered to discuss the benefits of the South Stream pipeline project for the Balkan region. Speakers from Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary also helped...

Waiting for the Great Gas Cutoff

European countries from Germany and Poland to Italy and Turkey now need to ensure they have emergency plans in place to deal with a possible cut-off of Russian gas supplies. At risk are the roughly one-fifth of their supplies delivered via pipelines through Ukraine, and even greater volumes if other...

Bulgarian Energy Minister: South Stream Should Not Be Stopped

Dragomir Stoinev stated all countries along the planned route of South Stream have united around the idea that work on the pipeline should go uninterrupted because of its strategic importance for the whole of Europe South Stream gas pipeline project should not be stopped, Bulgarian minister of economy...

Gas Projects in Southeast Europe Gather Pace

Several natural gas infrastructure projects in Southeastern European countries are moving ahead and slowly but steadily building up the regional market. More analytically, it was recently announced that in June 2014 an interconnector gas pipeline between Bulgaria and Romania will be finalized, overcoming...

Bulgaria Braces for Larger Role Amidst Ukraine Crisis

The crisis in Ukraine has set numerous countries across Europe in motion, albeit in different directions, as national priorities seem to be shaping the Union’s political agenda, with a particular emphasis on energy security. Bulgaria for example has a lot at stake and is eager to...

Bulgarian Parliament Considers Changes to the Energy Act Due to South Stream’s Statute

New articles in the Energy Act work towards South Stream's exemption from 3rd party access rules of the EU Bulgaria’s parliament passed with ten votes in support against nine abstained a number of draft changes to the Energy Act, proposed by Socialist Party MPs Yavor Kumiumdzhiev and Tasko Ermenkov...

South Stream: Where is the Starting Point?

As part of last year's Gas Dialogues series South Stream: the Evolution of a Pipeline, a series of events intended to put the spotlight on the South Stream pipeline and what it would mean for Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy, research and strategy consultancy WorldThinks was brought in to...

South Stream: Is Gazprom Willing to Invest Billions in a Project that Could Serve its Competitors?

The South Stream natural gas pipeline project is in the limelight in Brussels. Gazprom's ability to supply the energy corridor exclusively with its own gas and not allowing its competitors to use it is being questioned. Based on the Third Energy Package, a legislation debate and dialogue between...

Expert Council of Bulgaria’s Environment Ministry Gives Green Light to South Stream

Health and environment concerns voiced by locals from Varna where the pipeline will emerge from the Black Sea lead to the choice of a dig-free technology for laying the pipes at Pasha Dere beach, part of the EU-wide Natura 2000 protected zone The High Expert Ecological Council of Bulgaria’s Ministry...

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