Ministry of Energy

From Today: Bulgaria to begin Receiving Full Quantities of Gas under the Contract with Azerbaijan

Starting today, Bulgaria will start receiving the entire quantities of natural gas under the contract with Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Energy informed BNR. However, this will not happen through the Bulgarian-Greek gas connection, but at the temporary delivery point Nea Mesimvria. The interconnector is expected to be ready in the fall, according to the ministry's response.

Bulgartransgaz: At this stage, the Supply of Russian Gas to Bulgaria has not been Interrupted

"At this stage, Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria have not been interrupted so far," Vladimir Malinov, executive director of the Bulgarian gas network operator Bulgartransgaz, told Reuters.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Energy announced that Gazprom had informed the Bulgarian state gas company Bulgargaz that it would suspend gas supplies from Wednesday.

Russia suspends Gas Supplies to Bulgaria tonight

Today, Bulgargaz received a notification that natural gas supplies from Gazprom Export will be suspended as of April 27.

"The Bulgarian side has fully fulfilled its obligations and has made all payments required under this agreement, in a timely manner, strictly and in accordance with its clauses," the energy ministry said tonight.

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PM Citu: Ordinance regarding energy price subsidies discussed in first lecture; price capping also approached

Prime Minister Florin Citu said, on Wednesday, that an ordinance aimed at subsidizing energy and gas prices was discussed in first lecture, among other topics, in the Government sitting. "It's about subsidizing the prices for energy and gas. I had a very good talk in the Government session today.

Ministry of Energy sends EIB first applications for financing strategic projects in energy sector

The Ministry of Energy sent on Tuesday to the European Investment Bank (EIB) the first applications for financing from the budget of the Modernization Fund nine strategic projects in the energy sector, with an investment cost of over 693 million euros, according to a ministry press release.

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