Bulgaria signs deal to use Turkey’s gas terminals
Bulgaria on Tuesday gained access to Turkey's terminals and gas transmission network under a long-term deal that will help the country replace supplies once provided by Russia.
Bulgaria's state gas company Bulgargaz and the Turkish gas transmission company Botas signed a 13-year deal that grants the Balkan neighbor access to Turkey's terminals for liquefied natural gas.
According to Bulgaria's Energy Minister, Rosen Hristov, the agreement solves the problem of Bulgaria's lack of sufficient infrastructure for unloading liquefied natural gas.
Bulgaria, which ahead of Moscow's invasion in Ukraine was almost fully dependent on Russian gas, is looking for alternative gas supplies at reasonable prices after Russia cut off deliveries in April over Sofia's refusal to pay in rubles, the Russian currency.
Under the current deal, the liquefied natural gas that...