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Bulgaria to by fuel from Russia, U.S. and Azerbaijan

Christian Fernsby |
Bulgaria, which imports nearly all of the gas it consumes from Russia, intends to obtain 50% of its gas from other sources by the end of the year, said Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova, as cited by the Energy Ministry’s press service.

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“As for natural gas, our country will continue working to diversify our sources and routes for the country,” said the minister. She added that “by the end of the year, 50% of the country’s consumption of natural gas will be diversified”, Interfax reports.

Bulgaria currently consumes around 3 billion cubic meters of gas per year. However, Petkova clarified that the country is expecting deliveries of liquefied natural gas including from the U.S., as well as fuel from Azerbaijan through the TANAP pipeline.

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