Tag: antitrust

Bulgaria backs proposed EU antitrust settlement with Gazprom – Bulgaria, 3 May 2017

Bulgarian interim Government announced that it has approved the position of the European Commission (EC) on the possible deal with Russian Gazprom to settle antitrust dispute in eastern and central Europe, but in its opinion, this must be done under certain conditions. The official Bulgarian stand is that the commitments Gazprom promises to assume must […]

Bulgaria wants to annually renegotiate gas prices with Gazprom – Bulgaria, 27 April 2017

Bulgarian interim Minister of Energy Nikolay Pavlov said in an interview that the country wants to have the ability to renegotiate the price of natural gas it receives from Russian gas company Gazprom on an annual basis. Minister Pavlov also said that Bulgaria would like to adopt one of Gazprom’s proposals to appease monopoly claims, […]

EU requests that Bulgaria has to sell Bulgartransgaz – Bulgaria, 30 June 2016

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said that the European Union requested that Bulgaria has to sell its natural gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz in order to pay off a fine of up to 300 million euros. PM Borisov explained that the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told him that Bulgartransgaz has to be sold, otherwise […]