Greece confirms no bids for natural gas firm DEPA

ATHENS, June 10 Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:57am EDT

ATHENS, June 10 (Reuters) - Greece confirmed on Monday it failed to attract any binding offers for natural gas company DEPA and said it would launch a new tender in the future for the firm.

Deputy Energy Minister Asimakis Papageorgiou said Greece received only one binding bid for the privatisation of natural gas grid operator DESFA, a unit of DEPA, from Azerbaijan's SOCAR by the 1000 GMT deadline.