Vestager: We would have preferred to close the Bulgaria gas case without a fine

By |december 17th, 2018|BEH, Bulgargas, Bulgaria, Bulgartransgas, Competition policy, gazprom, infringement procedure, Margrethe Vestager, News, Overgas, Third energy package|

The Commission imposed on Monday (17 December) a multi-million fine on Bulgaria’s BEH for blocking access to key natural gas infrastructure in the country. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the fine could have been avoided, had Sofia decided to follow another negotiation strategy.