For the Winter: Bulgaria filled 90% of its Gas Storage Facility in Chiren Ahead of Schedule

The Bulgarian gas storage in Chiren is 90% filled with gas more than two months earlier than the deadline set by the EU to secure stocks for the winter.

Data published on the platform of the non-governmental organization Gas Infrastructure Europe on Friday showed that the target was reached on August 16, at the same time as the EU average of 90% occupancy was reached.

Bulgaria might File a Claim against Gazprom

"The probability of Gazprom requesting and winning an arbitration case against Bulgaria has been minimized. We are thinking in the direction of filing claims against 'Gazprom'", acting Minister of Energy Rosen Hristov said on the National Television regarding the suspension of natural gas deliveries from Russia in 2022.

Russians are a little bit nervous?

Namely, in its latest report dated April 26, ISW recalled that the founder of the Wagner group Yevgeny Prigozhin noted that as soon as the weather conditions in Bakhmut improve, Ukraine will launch a counteroffensive, which could coincide with Russia's May 9 Victory Day holiday (the commemoration of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945).

Vucic, Dyukov discuss security of oil and derivatives supplies

BELGRADE - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov on Monday to discuss NIS operations in Serbia and the security of oil and oil derivatives supplies to the country, Tanjug learns.

They also discussed new investments in renewable energy sources.

Vucic thanked Dyukov for the successful cooperation to date.

Bulgaria has Paid almost 400 Million Euros for the Import of Azeri Gas

Bulgaria has paid over 383 million euros for the purchase of Azeri gas in 2022. This was reported by the Russian news agency "Interfax" on Wednesday, citing unpublished data from the European Statistics Agency.

The amount represents an eightfold increase compared to the previous year, the agency notes.