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SOCAR to assist with development of Bulgarian gas system

Azerbaijan's SOCAR may help to develop Bulgaria's gas pipeline network, it was revealed this week.
By Staff reporter 6 April 2018 Europe & Russia / Companies & Finance 0 30319

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova met a delegation from State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, this week, Azerbaijani news agency Turan reported on Friday.

The parties discussed SOCAR’s participation in the development of Bulgaria’s gas distribution system. During the meeting, the Bulgarian government asked SOCAR to also take part in the planned expansion of the underground gas storage facility at Chiren, Turan reported.

An agreement on studying the possibility of SOCAR improving Bulgaria’s gas system was reached in Baku in January...