LUKoil is to widen its gas transport network in Bulgaria, according to an announcement made today by Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov at a joint press conference with the Russian President's Plenipotentiary for the Central Federal Region, Georgi Poltavchenko. Parvanov said that the agreement was reached this morning during his meeting with Russian business representatives. According to Parvanov, the question of exchanging Russian energy resources for Bulgarian construction services, manufactured goods and food stuffs was also discussed. The Bulgarian President also welcomed Gazprom's intention to develop cooperation with Bulgarian construction firms.
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