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Privatisation of Greek gas company DEPA fails

10.06.2013 12:33

Greece has failed to attract any binding bids for the natural gas firm DEPA as the key contender Gazprom and several other Russian and Greek companies dropped out of the race for the energy asset.

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Anonymous user 12.06.2013 15:34

Goldman Sachs cooked the books for country of 12m to get 500b Euro loans !!

Anonymous user 12.06.2013 04:29

They are still going for Azerbjn, but a country ruled by clans being more stable is laughable.

Anonymous user 12.06.2013 04:28

EU does not get cheaper deals. Gas from Norway/Shell is more expensive. LNG will take huge investmen

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 22:07

Let the people own it!

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 18:20

@15:33 greece is broke, Spain & portugal no good for the rest life is just the same as 5 years ago.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 16:19

This is good news! DEPA belongs to the Greek people! It's the troïka that's imposing privatization

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 15:34

Overcharging the Greeks will certainly help them, Greek corruption & disrespect for rules fired back

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 15:33

EU is broke and financially illiterate, and like US has been unreasonably trying to fine companies

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 15:28

Greek gov't with too many rules and regulations is in the way of its own economy and itself

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 14:47

@ 14:36 why do you think Gazprom stoppped investing in new LNG fields, they know whats coming

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 14:39

14:36 Good luck with 'cheaper deals'. EU gets them every day. Unfortunately, only on paper so far.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 14:36

@14:05 since EU is getting better (cheaper) gasdeals from others than GAZPROM it does't matter.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 14:31

@ 14:05 Eu doesn't care who buyes DEPA, aslong as the comply to EU regulations , if not "fine"

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 14:05

EU doesn't want Gazprom to buy DEPA?
Now bailout plan is failing. EU shoots its foot... As always.

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 13:01

Not only Russian companys are fined if needed, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung etc have been fined

Anonymous user 11.06.2013 12:58

EU can fine any company that works within is borders & doesn't respect the rules.

Anonymous user 10.06.2013 23:55

Why is Russia allowing the EU to "fine" Russian companies billions of dollars? This is simple theft!

Anonymous user 10.06.2013 20:17

I'll buy it for 20 bucks

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