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Energy 05-12-2016

Five offers made for use of Greece-Bulgaria gas interconnector

Five binding offers have been submitted for the use of the natural gas pipeline between Bulgaria and Greece, the joint venture building the link said in a statement.
Energy 26-02-2016

Gazprom revives ‘Poseidon’ Adriatic link

Gazprom has revived a project that would see an offshore pipeline built to bring Russian gas from Greece to Italy. The new project is named “Poseidon”.
Energy 11-05-2015

The energy conundrum in Bulgaria and Greece

Bulgaria and Greece are hard nuts to crack when it comes to implementing EU energy legislation and integrating with the wider European energy market. These two countries illustrate the difficulties of building an Energy Union.
Global Europe 09-04-2015

Tsipras: ‘Turkish Stream’ will have another name on Greek territory

During a press conference with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (8 April), Greek PM Alexis Tsipras expressed his country’s will to play a big role in the Turkish Stream pipeline project aiming to boost investments in the cash-strapped economy. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Energy 20-03-2015

Athens opposes EU energy strategy, blocks privatisations

The Syriza-led government will be against an Energy Union that undermines Greece's national interests, including in its relations with Russia, said Greek energy minister Panagiotis Lafazanis, who also ruled out any privatisation schemes for the country’s energy sector.
Energy 10-09-2013

Greece asks Gazprom to lower its prices

Greek natural gas distributor DEPA has asked Russia's Gazprom to lower supply prices by about a fifth, to align them with those paid by natural gas users in western Europe, Greek energy industry sources said.
Energy 27-05-2013

Greece helps Gazprom to buy its gas firm

Greece agreed to change some terms in the planned privatisation of natural gas distributor DEPA, opening the way for Russian energy giant Gazprom to bid for the firm, a senior official directly involved in the sale talks said on 25 May.
Energy 22-05-2013

Gazprom moves closer to buying Greek gas firm

Gazprom is squeezing Athens for better terms to buy DEPA, Greece's sole retail gas distributor, a Greek official said, as the Russian gas export monopoly leverages its position as the only major player in the running.
Energy 29-03-2013

Communication crossfire signals high tension in pipeline race

Nabucco West and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the two companies competing for Azerbaijani gas projects, have issued simultaneous statements today (29 March) that they have submitted the final package supporting their bids. The Shah Deniz consortium will chose between the two in June.
Energy 08-03-2013

One sure winner emerges in southern gas corridor race

Nabucco West and the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the two planned projects competing for Azeribaijani gas, have both signed agreements with the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline (TANAP) between Turkey and Azerbaijan.
Energy 24-10-2012

Gazprom set to bid for Greek energy firm

Gazprom has expressed the strongest interest of all prospective bidders eyeing the privatisation of Greek gas firm Depa, two Greek energy sources said yesterday (23 October). The deal could undermine EU efforts to reduce Russian involvement in Europe's energy markets.
Energy 04-06-2012

Energy meltdown looms large over Greece

Greece's debt crisis threatened to turn into an energy crunch, with the power regulator calling an emergency meeting this week to avert a collapse of the country's electricity and natural gas system.
Energy 03-04-2012

Three Russian companies bid for Greece’s gas assets

As cash-strapped Greece is selling many of its state assets, three Russian companies including Gazprom are bidding to acquire the Greek gas companies DEPA and DESFA, out of a total of 17 bidders from 12 countries.