Middle East Economic Survey


No 3


South Stream Partnership At Odds Over EDF Participation

In mid-November Russias Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor signed an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) on the participation of Slovenias state-owned gas company Geoplin in the South Stream gas pipeline project. The northern onshore portion of South Stream will take Russian gas through Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary and Slovenia to northern Italy, while the...