Daniel Constantin: After Tariceanu will lose to the presidency, the ALDE will cease to exist as a
Daniel Constantin: After Tariceanu will lose to the presidency, the ALDE will cease to exist as a party
Daniel Constantin, the first Vice-President of Romania, believes that the ALDE President Calin Popescu-Tariceanu will lose the presidential election and after this unfortunate event, the ALDE will cease to exist as a party. On the other hand, the ALDE leader is seriously considering a candidacy for the presidential election at the end of this year, although it would be useful to be a joint nominee with the PSD, to have the solution with the most chances.
Dăncilă- hint for GEO 114 changes
Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă suggests that GEO 114/2018 could be changed, that there may have been elements in which another decision should be taken and for what does not work, the Government will try to find a solution.
Head of Black Sea Oil & Gas: We will extract gas from the Black Sea even if it does not change the legislation
The Government welcomes the approval of the final investment decision for the Midia Natural Gas Development ProjectMarc Beacom, GM, said Black Sea Oil & Gas (BSOG) will extract gas from the Black Sea even if the current legislation will not be changed and regardless of the possible outcome of these disastrous provisions. He added that the entire infrastructure related to this project will be ready in the first quarter of 2021 and the first gas extraction is planned for February 1, 2021. At the same time, the Government underlines that it is „a good business partner” and supports projects sustainable investment, with economic and social benefits for Romania.
Minister Anton Anton is pleased with the start of the Black Sea perimeters exploitation and the Iernut investment
Energy Minister,Anton Anton, argues that the new thermoelectric power station of SNGN Romgaz in Iernut is a very important investment, the construction costing 269 million euros without VAT and is due to be put into use in early 2020. At the same time, he appreciates that a lot of news good start of the MGD project, consisting in digging five production wells (a submarine well at Doina deposit and four production wells at the Ana mine) and a submarine production complex on the Doina deposit, which will be connected through a 18-kilometer pipeline to the production and monitored production platform on the shore, located on the Ana deposit.
Anton Anton: I am considering the amendment of GEO 114 for coal producers
According to the European provision, we should stop increasing the price of gas and electricity. Gas prices are rising due to the fact that contracts are currently being made for a longer period and this is the purpose of GEO 114/2018, Energy Minister said. This affects the population of our country, while Romania is a gas producer, we produce two-thirds, in winter, 85-90% on average per year, of the gases we consume. It is appropriate that, by using a European provision, we should stop this increase in gas prices.
CC approves Mazarine Energy take-over of OMV Petrom assets
Competition Council authorized the transaction through which Mazarine Energy Romania SRL takes over some of the assets belonging to OMV Petrom SA, namely oil fields, informs the Romanian competition authority through a press release. The decision will be published on the Competition Council’s website following the removal of the confidential information
Niculae Havrilet confirmed for Electrica’s BM
The new members of Electrica’s Board of Directors are: Radu Mircea Florescu, Dragoş Andrei and Niculae Havrileţ, former head of the National Regulatory Authority for Energy (ANRE). From Electrica SA, composed of seven members, Valentin Radu, Gicu Iorga, Ramona Ungur and Bogdan Iliescu. The term of office of elected administrators will be until April 27, 2022.
Hungary asks US to support the Exxon project in the Black Sea
Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter Szijjarto, who participated at a discussion regarding diversification of Hungarian natural gas imports with US energy secretary Rick Perry said the United States could help Hungary diversify its natural gas sources by encouraging ExxonMobil to continue its development gas Domino-1 in the Black Sea, a perimeter controlled by Exxon and OMV Petrom.
Source: Focus Energetic