Romania: the true gas pioneer in Southeastern Europe

Did you know that historically Romania is the first oil producer registered in the international statistics and the first refinery developer? Needless to say- as far as fun facts go, Bucharest was the first city ever illuminated with kerosene.

So, what is the current status of the rich-in-hydrocarbons Romania. Thankfully Romania remains a prolific oil […] 

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Why Albania is THAT important to Balkans

..A question frequently asked regarding the recent changes to our event’s dates (if you haven’t signed up yet, here is the link: www.balkans-petroleum.com). I felt like sending a message out about why Albania is far too important for Europe’s energy security to be ignored, and voila!   Some quick facts about Albania to familiarise yourselves: […]

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Greek Petroleum – the story so far

 

Why Balkans Petroleum?

Let’s be honest; this is not going to be the most objective post you’ll ever read, as: I am Greek myself I have spent hundreds of hours pitching and promoting the greek hydrocarbon scene I’m very close to the people mentioned below Nevertheless, this is as cold-facted as possible.   The modern Greek hydrocarbon exploration […]

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Five years ago, Sonia (in-VR’s Business Director) and I worked together (in a completely different organisation at that time) on the most important project of our lives having one mission in mind- revive Balkans’ hydrocarbon industry. It happened amidst the grand exploration boost, where contracts were being signed in Cyprus, Israel and the Black Sea. […]

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