Bulgartransgaz took actions for the realization of the Vertical Gas Corridor


Pursuant to a decision of the National Assembly of March 14, 2024, promulgated on March 19, 2024, on a proposal by the executive director of Bulgartransgaz EAD Vladimir Malinov the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of the company took the decision for carrying-out a public procurement in relation to the initiative of the gas transmission operators of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine and Moldova for the Vertical Corridor.

Teodor Detchev: Azerbaijan has become a primary supplier of natural gas and one of the pillars of energy security in Bulgaria

Kamil Makhmudov

Interview with Teodor Detchev Ph.D., associate professor at the Higher School of Security and Economics (HSSE) in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria, head of the Laboratory on the Problems of the Black Sea and Caspian Region

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Turkmenistan might export large volume of energy resources to Azerbaijan, Türkiye, Kazakhstan

Aman Bakiyev

Turkmenistan might export a large volume of energy resources to Azerbaijan, Türkiye, and Kazakhstan, Chairman of the People's Council of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at the 15th meeting of the Council of Elders of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) in Ashgabat, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan reveals gas export figures to Europe


Azerbaijan has exported 2.1 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe during the first two months of 2024, the country’s energy minister Parviz Shahbazov wrote on X, Trend reports.

„From January to February of this year, Azerbaijan exported 2.1 billion cubic meters of gas to Europe, 1.4 billion cubic meters to Türkiye, and 0.6 billion cubic meters to Georgia“, Shahbazov stated.

Azerbaijan reveals county’s gas production volume


In January 2024, Azerbaijan increased gas production by 30 million cubic meters, said Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan Parviz Shahbazov on X, Trend reports.

"During this period, 2.3 billion cubic meters of gas were exported out of a total of 4.3 billion," he wrote.

In addition, the minister stressed that oil production for January amounted to 2.5 million tons, of which 2.1 million tons were sent for export.

Bulgaria to explore possibility of acquiring stake in second phase of Alexandroupolis LNG terminal

Lada Yevgrashina

Bulgarian gas transport operator Bulgartransgaz, which has a 20 percent stake in the first phase of the new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Alexandroupolis, will analyze the possibility of acquiring a stake in the second phase of the terminal as well, CEO of Bulgartransgaz Vladimir Malinov says, Trend reports.

ICGB commissions the design of Gas Metering Station Stara Zagora (GIS2) to expand the capacity of the IGB gas pipeline

Diana Zaikova

Following a tender in accordance with the Public Procurement Law, ICGB commissions a Bulgarian company to develop a detailed design for the Stara Zagora gas metering station (GIS2), which will expand the capacity of the IGB gas pipeline. The transport operator is working to develop the gas pipeline infrastructure and increase the total technical capacity from 3 billion cubic meters per year to 5 billion cubic meters per year.

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