Lavrov Talks Privatization, Energy In Athens

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Oct. 30 at the start of a two-day visit to talk...

Two New Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Tenders Launched

The Greek government has launched two tenders for offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the west and south of the country, the...

Greek Permit for Greece-Bulgaria Gas Pipeline to be Issued in 2018

ICGB, the project company developing the gas interconnection Greece-Bulgaria, has said it expects to receive a building permit for the section of the pipeline...

International Energy Saving Award For Crete

The International Conference MEDEEA-Mediterranean Energy Cities European Energy Awards that took place in Cyprus’ capital Nicosia on May 15-16 awarded the municipality of Malevizi...

Greek Parliament Rams Through Reform Bill

The Greek Parliament, by a vote of 152 to 135, in the early morning hours of March 31 approved a critical reform bill needed...

Greece’s Tilos Set to Be the First Mediterranean Island to Be Powered by Renewable...

The Greek island of Tilos currently relies on electricity from the neighboring island of Kos which is transferred to the island via a submarine...

DESFA Sale Puts Strain in Greece-Azerbaijan Business Relations

The apparent failure of the agreement between Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) to buy 66% of Greece's natural gas distribution network (DESFA) is putting a...

Greece, Bulgaria and Romania Agree on Constructing ‘Vertical Gas Corridor’

The Energy Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria and Romania agreed on the construction of a gas interconnection grid, which is scheduled to begin on March...

Greek Energy Minister Asks for Further Compensation Over TAP and IBG Pipelines

Accelerating procedures for implementation of the TAP and IGB natural gas pipeline projects was the topic of discussions during a meeting on Wednesday between...

Government Orders Electricity Workers Back to their Jobs

The Administrative Court of First Instance of Athens, Greece ruled on Friday night that the strike by Public Power Corporation (PPC) workers is illegal and abusive. Greek...

Joint Italian Terna-F2i Bid for Stake in Greece’s ADMIE

There is rumor that the Italian power grid company, Terna, along with the infrastructure fund F2i (Fondi Italiani per le Infrastrutture) will be making...

Samaras Asks Putin To Lower Gas Prices

On the heels of signing the major Trans Adriatic Pipeline deal to bring gas from Azerbaijan into Europe through countries including Greece, Prime Minister...

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