Boyko Borisov, ex Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed transparent oil and gas exploration tenders as soon as the party returns to power.
Indonesia plans to offer 27 oil and gas blocks in 2014 in both regular tenders and direct offers, a government official said, as the former OPEC member pushes to support its ballooning energy demands and reverse declining domestic output, Reuters reported on December 19.
In a significant development, state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Videsh Limited (OVL), after having evinced keen interest in bidding for hydrocarbon reserves in Mannar and Cauvery basins, has opted out of bidding for any of the 13 oil and gas blocks in Sri Lanka,
In the first half of 2014, Gazprom is going to buy 275,000 tons of large-diameter pipes. The cost including delivery will amount to RUR 18.4bn. The supplier will be chosen by November 15, said Gazprom.