Written by Nick Grealy

In the spirit of environmental sustainability,  forgive me for recycling this comment I made in response to an FT story that started out:

The jury is still out on whether the US shale gas revolution can be replicated in Europe.


On October 21st 2009 teams of “Sofiagas” EAD added another 1.3 kilometers to the gas distribution network in the Vitosha neighborhood in Sofia. In that way, the infrastructure, built by Overgas all over the country has a total length of over 2000 kilometers. The longest distribution ...


Since early April 2009 the team of Energoconsult AD, Overgas subsidiary, has commissioned the first cogenerator for power and heating generation in a local heating station in the Ovcha Kupel neighbourhood in Sofia.

The cogenerator operates on natural gas, has a power capacity of 170 ...



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