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First Sections of North Stream 2 To Be Ready in November

The first sections of the gas pipeline North Stream 2 from Russia to Europe will be welded and turned over in November 2016, stated the Communications Director of the company managing the project Ulrich Lissek, cited by RIA agency.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgaria MPs Set Up Committee to Investigate Fuels Market, Bobov Dol Mine

Lawmakers have agreed to establish a parliamentary committee that will look into Bulgaria's fuels market, on suspicions that some practices have been distorting competition since 2008.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2016, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1196

Bulgarian ex-EconMin Indicted over Abandoned Belene Nuclear Plant

Petar Dimitrov, a former Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy, has been indicted over the sale of old equipment designed for the ditched Belene plant to the Russian company involved in the project.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 43300

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Dismisses Stanishev Cabinet Ministers From State Energy Ventures

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has decided to replace the ministers from the Stanishev Cabinet who are now members of the management boards of state energy enterprises.

Business » Energy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 1540

FT: Bulgarian and Greek Pipeline Aims to Cut Gas Dependency on Russia

A small but important gas pipeline eases Southeast Europe's dependency on Russia, the Financial Times notes in a story on the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB).

Business » Energy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1415

Two Indicted in Bulgaria over Nuclear Plant Deal with Russia

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has formally indicted two former state officials over their move to sign an unfavourable contract with Russian company Atomstroyexport in 2007.

Business » Energy | October 17, 2016, Monday // 11:08 | Viewed: 4186

Visegrad Four: North Stream 2 Is Politically, Economically Unsound

The Visegrad Four (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) finds North Stream 2 politically and economically unsound, stated on Saturday Polish President Andrzej Duda at a press conference at the end of the second day of the summit, reported bTV

Business » Energy | October 15, 2016, Saturday // 17:58 | Viewed: 1843

Bulgaria Mulls Completing Belene Nuclear Plant through Privatization

Bulgarian authorities are exploring options to privatize Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said.

Business » Energy | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 4797

Fuel Prices: Bulgaria's Competition Watchdog to Elaborate on Cartel Claims

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) is expected to cast more light on its recent announcement that six petrol and diesel retailers are involved in price fixing which distorts the fuels market in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 07:16 | Viewed: 1872

Bulgaria's Energy Minister To Discuss Belene Payment in Moscow

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova is travelling to Moscow to discuss the forthcoming steps concerning the fulfillment of the decision of the Arbitration Court on the Belene nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 1753

Petrol, Gas Association of Bulgaria 'Surprised' by Price-Fixing Claim

The Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association (BPGA) has expressed its surprise at the competition watchdog's claims of a cartel agreement involving six major oil and gas retailers.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1505

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Clashes with Expert over 'Unfruitful' Black Sea Drilling

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has vehemently denied reports that the first drilling at Khan Asparuh offshore block in the Black Sea has shown no evidence of energy deposits.

Business » Energy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 1946

Bulgaria Govt Not Commenting on Reports of 'No Oil and Gas' in Khan Asparuh

Bulgaria's Deputy Energy Minister Zhecho Stankov has refrained from elaborating on reports that an offshore gas exploration at the Black Sea block of Khan Asparuh found no deposits.

Business » Energy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1853

Bulgaria's Competition Watchdog Files Price-Fixing Claim against 6 Fuel Companies

The Competition Protection Commission of Bulgaria (CPC) has accused six petrol and diesel retailers of forming a cartel in the fuels market.

Business » Energy | October 10, 2016, Monday // 13:12 | Viewed: 5442

Bulgaria Sending Deputy Energy Min to World Congress

Bulgaria will be represented at a deputy ministerial level at the World Energy Congress, a key global event, on Monday.

Business » Energy | October 10, 2016, Monday // 12:29 | Viewed: 5153

Turkish Stream Deal Could Be Signed Monday - Rusisan Energy Min

The final agreement to implement the Turkish Stram project may be sealed by Moscow and Ankara officials as early as Monday, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has told Turkish daily Hürriyet.

Business » Energy | October 9, 2016, Sunday // 15:49 | Viewed: 5148

Gazprom To Use South Stream Pipes For Turkish Stream

The pipes laid within the framework of the South Stream project for the construction of the gas pipeline on the bottom of the Black Sea are in good condition and can be used for the implementation of the Turkish Stream project, announced the Deputy Direct

Business » Energy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 17:57 | Viewed: 6110

Italian Companies 'Eyeing Turkish Stream'

There are Italian companies showing interest in the construction of both Nord Stream-2 and Turkish Stream, Russia's Deputy PM Arkadiy Dvorkovich has said.

Business » Energy | October 6, 2016, Thursday // 09:20 | Viewed: 1839

Azerbaijan's Gas Deliveries to Bulgaria May Start in 2020

Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR has assured the Bulgarian side that gas deliveries to Bulgaria can begin in 2020, announced Deputy Energy Minister Zhecho Stankov after a meeting with the management of SOCAR in Baku, reported BNR.

Business » Energy | October 1, 2016, Saturday // 14:55 | Viewed: 2156

KEVR To Raise Gas Prices by 1.97% As Of October 1

At a closed-door meeting, the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) took a final decision regarding the statement submitted by Bulgargaz for confirmation of the prices for the fourth quarter of 2016 at which the public supplier will sell natural g

Business » Energy | September 30, 2016, Friday // 15:24 | Viewed: 7200

Azerbaijan, Bulgaria Agree on Gas Deliveries from 2020

Azerbaijan with supply Bulgaria with gas that will be destined for the "Balkan Gas Hub", according to the Bulgarian Energy Ministry.

Business » Energy | September 29, 2016, Thursday // 16:01 | Viewed: 1856