Hungarian energy group MOL buys OMV’s Slovenian service stations

Ljubljana – Hungarian energy group MOL has acquired a network of 120 service stations operated by Austrian energy group OMV in Slovenia, subject to regulatory approval. The purchase consideration for the outright stake in the company OMV Slovenija is EUR 301 million, MOL announced on Tuesday.

Former Croatian Prime Minister sentenced to six years in prison

In addition to receiving a bribe of € 10 million to hand over management rights to the Hungarians, the former Prime Minister is also accused of agreeing with Zsolt Herndi, CEO of the Hungarian MOL, to extract a non-profitable part of the Ina gas business, according to the portal

Hungary, Croatia PMs Pledge to Resolve Energy Dispute

On his first visit to Croatia in several years, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he and Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic had agreed on the need to resolve the thorny dispute over ownership of the Croatian energy company INA.

"I came to change this unnatural situation and return our relations to the normal track," Orban told the press conference on Monday.

Croatian Plan to Regain Syrian Oil Fields Queried

With war still ongoing in Syria, plans for Croatian energy company INA to regain control over the gas and oil fields it partly owns in the country are viewed with some doubt by a leading expert.

Former general director of INA Davor Stern told BIRN that it is hard to say if regaining control over the fields is physically possible.