KEYWORDS TODAY:   OUTLOOK 2020NATOKTBGRIGOR DIMITROVUKRAINEPRISON WORKERS

Gazprom: South Stream Project Under Way in Bulgaria

Business » ENERGY | June 13, 2014, Friday // 09:53| Views: 1112 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Gazprom: South Stream Project Under Way in Bulgaria Photo by BGNES

Russian state-owned concern Gazprom maintains the South Stream gas pipeline project is being carried out on schedule, company officials were quoted as saying.

A letter from Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller shows Russia was not informed by Bulgaria of any changes in the project, including of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski's announcement that the project is to be frozen, private channel NOVA TV reports.

His words come in a week of uncertainty over whether South Stream has actually been suspended until it complies with EU norms.

Bulgaria was asked to freeze it by the EU Commission after the latter started an infringement procedure against Bulgaria, citing a number of issues contravening European legislation.

Thursday Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov however argued Prime Minister Oresharski did not have the capacity to order suspension.

Energy » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Gazprom, Alexey Miller, Plamen Oresharski, South stream, Mihail Mikov
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria