PM Borisov Spoke of Subsidy About Supply and Delivery of US Gas in Bulgaria
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov spoke about US subsidies for the more expensive US gas to be delivered to Bulgaria. The idea was announced after a conference on alternative sources of natural gas in Sofia, where he spoke to Tom Pyle at the Institute for Energy Research in Washington, in the words of Prime Minister he is an advisor to President Donald Trump.
At the end of last year in Greece, the first US liquefied gas ship arrived.
From Borisov's words it became clear that after the construction of the Balkan gas hub and the gas highways the aim of the diversification was the Bulgarian economy and consumers to get the cheapest gas.
Borisov explained that there would be free capacity in the Chiren storage facility. In his words, "the one who gives cheaper gas, we will take it".
A first sod will be made around May 20 and the construction of the interconnector with Greece will start, Borisov said.