Bulgaria decided to drive American LNG along the Balkan Stream being built at Russia's expense


In addition to gas fuel from the Russian Federation, it is planned to transport American LNG and gas from Azerbaijan to continue the Turkish Stream through the Serbian and Bulgarian territories. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov during a flight over the gas pipeline with the Deputy Minister of Oil of Saudi Arabia for Corporate Governance Aabed Abdullah Alsaadun.


You can see how huge this is, which will allow us to transport Azerbaijani, liquefied, Russian and other types of gas.

- said Boyko Borisov.

The Bulgarian Prime Minister believes that after the launch of the Balkan Stream (continuation of the Turkish Stream in Bulgaria) Sofia will become a guarantor of diversification of fuel supplies in the region. According to him, a significant part of the pipeline is already in the trenches. At the end of last month Boyko Borisov announced that all work on the gas pipeline would be completed by November of this year. The total length of the gas route is 474 km.

Bulgartransgaz became the owner and customer of the continuation of the Turkish Stream to the Bulgarian territory, but the construction of the gas pipeline is proceeding, among other things, at the expense of a Russian loan. The peculiarity of the project is that the gas pipeline can function both for fuel from the Turkish Stream, and for any other that enters the pipeline. Balkan Stream will connect the gas transmission systems of Bulgaria and Serbia.
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  1. In the end, for money you can at least pump Russian gas, at least Martian - money does not smell!
  2. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 23 September 2020 20: 09
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    Bulgaria decided to drive American LNG along the Balkan Stream being built at Russia's expense

    Very strange formulation of the question.

    Owner and customer continuation of the "Turkish Stream" to the Bulgarian territory became the Bulgartransgaz company, but building the gas pipeline is running, including, at the expense of a Russian loan.

    If the pipeline was built partly with a Russian loan, this does not mean at all that they can only pump Russian gas. It would be nice to voice the terms of the contract.
    1. kapitan92 Offline kapitan92
      kapitan92 (Vyacheslav) 23 September 2020 23: 14
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      Quote: 123
      If the pipeline was built partly with a Russian loan, this does not at all mean that they can only pump Russian gas.

      It does not matter who provided the credit line, bank or other legal entity. face. It's a common thing. The main thing is who is the owner of this GTS. If Bulgarians, then they have the right to pump gas from any supplier.
      The Bulgarians purchased 20% of the LNG terminal in Greece; in fact, after regasification, this gas can be transported through Bulgaria to Serbia.

      Today, seven countries - Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania and Italy - are involved in the SGC (southern gas corridor) project, at the next stage three Balkan countries will join the project - Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro.

      The Southern Gas Corridor will stretch 3,5 thousand kilometers from Baku to the south of Italy. Gas will be supplied from the giant Shah Deniz field in the Caspian with reserves of 1,2 trillion cubic meters. meters of gas with the prospect of involving new resources, including the fields of Turkmenistan, Iran, Iraq. The project cost is estimated at about $ 40 billion.

      The project consists of three parts: the South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) Baku - Tbilisi - Erzurum, which runs through Azerbaijan and Georgia to the border with Turkey, the Trans Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP), which runs through Turkey, and the Trans Adriatic Gas Pipeline (TAP ) passing through the territory of Greece, Albania and Italy.
      Therefore, I see no reason why Azerbaijani gas cannot enter the center. Europe, through Bulgaria.

      Quote: 123
      It would be nice to voice the terms of the contract.

      It's right! In any case, taking into account the norms of the 3rd "energy package", Gazprom will have to share capacities, and then there is a price war with the former "brothers" in the USSR.
      Alas. Gazprom's monopoly is over!
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 23 September 2020 23: 41
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        The Southern Gas Corridor will stretch 3,5 thousand kilometers from Baku to the south of Italy. Gas will be supplied from the giant Shah Deniz field in the Caspian with reserves of 1,2 trillion cubic meters. meters of gas with the prospect of involving new resources, including the fields of Turkmenistan, Iran, Iraq. The project cost is estimated at about $ 40 billion.

        Reserve 1,2 trillion this is good, although the capacity of the pipeline is 10 billion cubic meters per year. An Azerbaijani gas kiosk will appear in Europe, next to the Gazprom supermarket. Well, Lukoil will pinch off its 10% of the project.
        As for the Turkmen, Iranian and Iraqi gas ... you need a lip-bending machine. Did they agree on a pipeline for the Caspian? Or will the Turkmenbashi be sent through Iran? Europe Iranian gas will not buy because Trump will put in a corner and take away the whistle. Naturally, Iraq disappears, if only not through Syria .... but that's a completely different story. So if I were you, I would cease to be so optimistic. winked

        It's right! In any case, taking into account the norms of the 3rd "energy package", Gazprom will have to share capacities, and then there is a price war with the former "brothers" in the USSR.

        What capacities? Only part of it belongs to Gazprom. How everyone loves for free laughing Let him build his pipes and will not forget to share, and then a price war with former "brothers" in the USSR. Is Azerbaijan ready for this? By the way, the Turks are going to dig gas themselves, if it works out, they will drive their own pipe.

        Alas. Gazprom's monopoly is over!

        Was it this monopoly? I don't know what ended there, all the most interesting things for Azerbaijan are still ahead.
        1. kapitan92 Offline kapitan92
          kapitan92 (Vyacheslav) 24 September 2020 00: 05
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          Quote: 123
          all the most interesting in Azerbaijan is yet to come.

          All the most interesting is ahead for Gazprom.

          Quote: 123
          Reserve 1,2 trillion this is good, although the capacity of the pipeline is 10 billion cubic meters per year.

          The capacity of the Balkan stream, 15 billion per year.

          Quote: 123
          As for the Turkmen, Iranian and Iraqi gas ... you need a lip-bending machine. Did they agree on a pipeline for the Caspian?

          You don't have to be so categorical and emotional.
          The East-West gas pipeline, which connects the gas fields in eastern Turkmenistan with the Caspian coast, was completed in 2015. Its capacity is 30 billion cubic meters per year, its length is 773 km,
          Europe has been talking about diversifying supplies and reducing energy dependence on Russia for several years. Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have always been viewed by the EU as potential partners.
          I'm not sure that the project of the Trans-Caspian pipeline will be coordinated with Putin. laughing

          Quote: 123
          Europe Iranian gas will not buy because Trump will put in a corner and take away the whistle.

          You can't tell in the pipe, Mamed gas or Persian. The main thing is the price, while the prime cost and costs of the "partners" are lower than those of Gazprom.

          Quote: 123
          By the way, the Turks themselves are going to dig gas, if it works out, they will drive their own pipe.

          With your lips, and drink honey. While it is for them "beautiful far away". Let's wait and see.
          1. 123 Offline 123
            123 (123) 24 September 2020 00: 41
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            All the most interesting is ahead for Gazprom.

            Don't worry, he's used to everything. Let's see how Azerbaijani sellers will take root in the European gas market.

            The capacity of the Balkan stream, 15 billion per year.

            So what?

            It is expected that the construction of the TAP will be completed in 2020 and Azerbaijani gas supplies to Europe will begin the same year. The initial capacity of TAP will be 10 billion cubic meters. m of gas per year with the possibility of doubling.

            https://energybase.ru/news/industry/tap-gas-pipeline-project-completed-by-almost-90-percent-2019-10-24

            "Shah Deniz" .... Judging by the volume, even doubling the capacity of the pipeline will not be required.

            Currently, gas production from the Shah Deniz field is carried out from the Alpha platform as part of Stage-1 and from the Bravo platform as part of Stage-2.
            Within Stage-2 gas production at its peak will amount to 16 billion cubic meters per year.

            https://nangs.org/news/upstream/konsortsium-shah-deniz-ostanovil-na-5-dney-dobychu-s-platformy-shah-deniz-na-profilaktiku-eksport-gaza-prodolzhaetsya

            You don't have to be so categorical and emotional.
            The East-West gas pipeline, which connects the gas fields in eastern Turkmenistan with the Caspian coast, was completed in 2015. Its capacity is 30 billion cubic meters per year, its length is 773 km,

            AND? What's next? Refuel on the shore?

            Europe has been talking about diversifying supplies and reducing energy dependence on Russia for several years. Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan have always been viewed by the EU as potential partners.

            And the same amount will speak and consider and clatter with his tongue. What's the point? Will helicopters transport gas from the Turkmenbashi?

            I'm not sure that the project of the Trans-Caspian pipeline will be coordinated with Putin.

            Not sure, don't tell. Why have they not been building further since 2015? Tired, sat down to rest? smile
            Article 14, paragraph 2 of the Convention:

            Hand can pave underwater main tpipelines under the Caspian Sea пsubject to the compliance of their projects with environmental requirements and standards enshrined in international treaties to which they are parties, including the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea and the corresponding protocols to it.

            5 years have passed, and things are still there. Apparently, you still have to erase your grin, take a servile look and go to agree with Putin yes
  3. Potapov Offline Potapov
    Potapov (Valery) 24 September 2020 08: 29
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    Handsome men! No business, only personal groveling ...
  4. Heroes Heroes Offline Heroes Heroes
    Heroes Heroes (Sergei) 24 September 2020 10: 15
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    Brothers are whore.
  5. igor.igorev Offline igor.igorev
    igor.igorev (Igor) 24 September 2020 12: 17
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    For what Russian money? We have issued a loan, which the Bulgarians will repay with interest. let the devil be building bald.
  6. Division Offline Division
    Division (Division) 24 September 2020 15: 36
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    Again, the title does not match the content. Is this editorial policy?
  7. Nikita Vinogradov (Nikita Vinogradov) 25 September 2020 16: 05
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    1. Turkey does not allow LNG carriers into the Black Sea. 2. Therefore Bulgaria cannot get LNG, 3. Turkey itself does not need expensive LNG. 4.The US has no gas to sell after losing the oil and gas war and losing the shale industry ...
    1. volk.bosiy Offline volk.bosiy
      volk.bosiy (Volk Bosiy) 29 September 2020 12: 45
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      also true ... not everything is so unambiguous and simple ..
  8. Paramon Pictures (Paramon Pictures) 25 September 2020 16: 26
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    No, they didn't agree.
  9. volk.bosiy Offline volk.bosiy
    volk.bosiy (Volk Bosiy) 29 September 2020 12: 44
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    there is such a stupid advertisement - "Russia is a generous soul" ....