Bulgaria, EU start work on creation of Balkan gas hubStaff writer ▼ | December 14, 2015
Bulgaria and the European Commission have agreed to establish a joint working group to support the development of a gas hub in Bulgaria designed to serve the whole Balkan region.
Bulgaria and Europe A joint working group
The Bulgaria-EU working group, unveiled by Bulgaria's deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev and Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, director of the EC's Internal Energy Market Directorate, will begin by assessing the legal, regulatory and financial requirements for creating the Balkan gas hub.
It will focus on creating a "stable regulatory framework and business environment to facilitate the connection between Bulgaria and the rest of southeast Europe," the Bulgarian cabinet said in a statement. ■