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Hydrocarbon market is attracting major players

It?s not just midsized companies that are looking for a foothold in the Greek hydrocarbon market, but top industry names as well, such as Anglo-Dutch company Shell, which according to sources has expressed interest in conducting exploratory drilling in the blocks to be conceded.

Sources have also suggested that petroleum giant BP is also flirting with the domestic hydrocarbon market, a suggestion that can be explained by the presence for the first time at a Greek energy forum of a top executive at British Petroleum. Howard Chase, BP?s director of European government affairs, is due to address a conference organized by the Hellenic Foundation for European

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