Led by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, the Company's delegation paid today a working visit to the Republic of Bulgaria.
Alexey Miller and Mihail Andonov, Executive Director of Bulgarian Energy Holding signed a protocol of the Final Investment Decision on the South Stream gas pipeline construction in the Republic of Bulgaria. The document was inked in the presence of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.
Crucial issues of the cooperation deepening in the gas sector were discussed at meetings with Boyko Borisov, Bulgarian Prime Minister and Delyan Dobrev, Bulgarian Economy, Energy and Tourism Minister.
At negotiations with Dimitar Gogov, Executive Director of Bulgargaz the parties discussed conclusion of a new long-term contract for Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria. According to the contract terms and conditions, gas will be delivered by the South Stream gas pipeline.
“The South Stream project implementation in Bulgaria strengthens our bilateral relations and maintains energy stability throughout Europe. A 538-kilometer section of the gas pipeline will provide Bulgarian consumers with continuous and uninterrupted natural gas supplies over a long term,” said Alexey Miller.