Snam's plans for the future of DESFA

Greek gas grid operator DESFA is of major strategic importance for the broader natural gas market, as its network runs along the Southern Gas Corridor to the heart of the European Union, where most new routes bringing the commodity to central European markets will pass, Marco Alvera tells Kathimerini.

Gazprom to buy additional stake in South Stream Serbia?

MOSCOW - The Gazprom board of directors will at a February 13 meeting consider the option to purchase an additional stake in the South Stream Serbia company, the Russian energy giant announced on Monday.

According to the Russian news agency Tass, one of the items on the agenda is "purchase of additional shares of South Stream Serbia by Gazprom."

DESFA deadline pushed to January

The deadline for the submission of binding offers for the 66 percent controlling stake in gas grid operator DESFA has been put off from December 22 to January 2018.

State sell-off fund TAIPED accepted a request to that effect submitted by candidate investors last week, as they want more time to prepare their offers.