Imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are hampered by the decision of the Regulatory Authority for Energy over the pricing of the natural gas network, reversing the strategic advantages of the Revythousa terminal for the broader region and depriving Greek enterprises of a relatively cheap source of energy.
The international forum "Unlocking the Business Potential of Eastern European Gas Markets - Competition, Alternatives, Markets, Projects, Security through Diversification" will begin today in Sofia.
The organizers are the Institute for Energy Research in Washington and the Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies.
The interest in the free of charge DESIREE GAS project is high, with the applications submitted to date in the whole country totaling 6,753, Energy Minister Temenujka Petkova announced in response to a request from MPs under today's parliamentary scrutiny. The projects of 4,637 households are completely finished, she added.
Greece's fire service says three women have died when a propane gas canister exploded in the kitchen of a tavern in the southwestern city of Kalamata.
The three, two employees and the owner's wife, were already unconscious when transported to a hospital, the fire service says. They died of their wounds.
Turkey imported a total of 4.7 billion cubic meters natural gas in November 2018, with a decline of 13.8 compared to the same month of the previous year.