Tomislav Panenic

Panenic: MOL is shareholder in INA, not majority owner

Caretaker Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic described on Monday as inappropriate the statement by MOL Group CEO Zsolt Hernadi in which he said that the Hungarian energy company could implement its...

Panenic accuses MOL of intending to close Sisak refinery

The outgoing economy minister, Tomislav Panenic of the Bridge party said on Wednesday that it was in MOL's interest to have the Sisak oil refinery closed, while the interests of Croatia and INA...

MOL supports INA's efforts to ensure flexibility of domestic oil processing

MOL supports INA's management in its efforts to ensure the flexibility of domestic oil processing and is strengthening the security of supply in Croatia, the Hungarian company said in a statement...

Approved EUR 27M loan to Petrokemija

The Supervisory Board of the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) on Friday gave its consent to the approval of a HRK 200 million loan to the Petrokemija artificial fertiliser...

Minister: State's stake in Jadran company as collateral for Petrokemija's loan

The state-owned stake in the Jadran hotel company from Crkivenica will not be sold but will be used as collateral for a loan the Petrokemija artificial fertiliser producer will take to repay its...

Economy minister filing charges over irrelgularities in procedure to award grants

Outgoing Economic Minister Tomislav Panenic on Thursday said that due to irregularities in grants issued in public tenders advertised by the ministry in 2015, he would file charges with the State...

HDZ ministers say not embarrassed to sit next to PM they want to impeach

Construction Minister Lovro Kuscevic said he was not embarrassed to be at the session, adding: "I assure you that the HDZ is a state-building party and it will know how to make a decision that is...

Government steps up preparations for LNG terminal

The Croatian government adopted a conclusion on Wednesday to step up preparations for and the implementation of the first stage of the construction of a floating LNG terminal on the northern...

This situation not good for anyone, say EconMin

Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic of the Bridge party said on Monday, in reference to the current government crisis, that this situation was of no benefit to anyone and that it was delaying...

Panenic: EC sees HEP-Marubeni cooperation in Plomin C as unacceptable support

Speaking to reporters in Split, Panenic said the note would be considered. He said it was very important that both companies responded to the Commission's opinion so that "a final solution...

Panenic says Bridge party unanimous, homogeneous

Asked if he expected Karamarko to step down, he said, "We voted for that." He added that Bridge MPs would also vote to that effect.

Panenic says INA-MOL dispute result of many interests

Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic said on Wednesday that the latest escalation in relations between the ruling partners Bridge and HDZ over the INA-MOL dispute was the result of many interests...

Econ. Min: We know of their intentions but the decision is up to IBM

Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic on Monday confirmed that the government was aware of IBM's intentions to invest in a new user technical support centre, however he stressed, IBM hasn't decided...

Minister confident result of arbitration about INA will be favourable for Croatia

Panenic told Nova TV commercial television that the arbitration was launched for justified reasons -- for the sale of management rights, the harmful sale of the gas business, adding that Croatia...

Economy minister says state will remain in INA owneship structure

Economy Minister Tomislav Panenic said on Wednesday that discussions about whether the oil company INA was of national interest were pointless.