Bulgargaz Seeks 400 Million Euros from Gazprom in Arbitration Claim

Bulgargaz, Bulgaria's state gas supplier, has initiated legal proceedings against Gazprom, the Russian energy giant, seeking 400 million euros in compensation for damages caused by the unilateral suspension of natural gas supplies over two years ago, by the end of April 2022, reports BNT.

Russian LNG Exports Surge in First Half of Year, But Decline Looms

Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports increased by 2.7% in the first half of the year, reaching 16.79 million metric tons, according to Kommersant, as quoted by Reuters. However, future export volumes are expected to decline due to potential maintenance at the Sakhalin 2 facility.

Djedovic Handanovic receives Russian ambassador

BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy Dubravka Djedovic Handanovic received Russian Ambassador to Belgrade Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko on Wednesday to discuss cooperation in energy projects and also thanked the Russian Federation for supporting Serbia regarding a UN General Assembly resolution on Srebrenica.

Bulgargaz Pursues Legal Action Against Gazprom Over Gas Supply Cuts

During a briefing at the Ministry of Energy, it was revealed that Bulgargaz intends to pursue legal action against Gazprom Export, seeking damages amounting to BGN 400 million. This decision stems from the termination of gas supplies to Bulgaria by the Russian company in 2022.

Moldova to buy US-origin LNG from Greece for consumers

Moldova's domestic gas supplier Energocom said it will supply its consumers with test volumes of US-origin liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time on Monday and Tuesday. Moldova relied almost exclusively on Russian gas under a deal with state-controlled Gazprom but stepped up diversification efforts following Moscow's full-scale invasion of neighbouring Ukraine two years ago.

Bulgarian Authorities Knew They Were Helping Putin Against Ukraine With “TurkStream”

The ruling party, led by GERB, knowingly approved the passage of the "TurkStream" gas pipeline through Bulgaria, according to recent revelations from a press conference involving various media and non-media entities conducting an investigation into the matter.

DEPA nears gas deal with Gazprom

The government expressed optimism on Tuesday regarding a deal between DEPA Commercial SA and Russia's Gazprom PJSC, which is set to provide natural gas until at least 2026.

The two sides have reportedly found common ground over disputed issues, which will most likely exclude the need for arbitration, although the government has not removed the option from the table.

Country to face no gas supply problems in winter: Minister

Türkiye will not have any gas supply problems this winter as the country has enough gas at its storage facilities, Energy Minister Alparslan Bayraktar has said.

"The Silivri underground storage facility is 100 percent full. We are entering the winter well prepared," the minister said after visiting the facility.