Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has pledged that Bulgaria will do everything within its power to implement the South Stream project, ITAR-TASS reported on April 22.
Ukraine imported in January-February 2014 as much as 4.119 billion cubic metres of Russian gas to a sum total of 1.128 billion U.S. dollars, Ukraine’s State Statistics Service said on April 22, ITAR-TASS reported on April 23.
Gazprom has no plans to sell its European customers gas at the Russia–Ukraine border to make them responsible for pumping through Ukraine, like European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has suggested, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on April 22, RIA Novosti r
Existing pipeline capacities allow Slovakia to pump 30 billion cubic meters of gas to Ukraine annually, CEO of energy company Naftogaz Ukrainy Andrei Kobolev said on April 18, Prime has reported.
Mozyr Oil Refinery has resumed the shipment of oil products to Ukraine by river after the winter season, the company’s press service told BelTA on April 21.
Ukraine could be in a position within 10 years to decide whether it wants to import natural gas from Russia if it takes the right steps, Carlos Pascual, the U.S. Department of State's top energy official, said on Platts Energy Week.
The future of Russian hydrocarbon exports is in the Pacific region, China in particular, ITAR-TASS has cited Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov as saying in an interview with Rossia-24 TV.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on April 17 it would not be possible for Europe, which is trying to cut its reliance on Russian energy, to completely stop buying Russian gas.
The EU is ready to participate in trilateral consultations with Ukraine and Russia on security of Russian gas supplies through Ukraine to Europe, Ukrinform reported on April 17.
Reverse supplies of natural gas from Poland to Ukraine stand at 4 million cubic meters a day at present, Malgorzata Polkowska, the press secretary of Gaz System company told ITAR-TASS on April 16.