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Bulgaria Seeks Inclusion into Visegrad Group's Energy Projects

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has said his country is looking for Slovakia's support for its involvement in energy projects currently developed by the Visegrad Group.

Business » Energy | April 16, 2016, Saturday // 08:39 | Viewed: 5259

Bulgaria Seeks Chinese Investors into Nuclear Power

Bulgaria is looking for a strategic investor into an expansion of nuclear capacities, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has told a committee in Parliament.

Business » Energy | April 15, 2016, Friday // 10:27 | Viewed: 6581

Bulgaria Hikes Capital of Project Co for Abandoned Oil Pipeline

The Bulgarian government has issued new bonds boosting the capital of the project company managing the Burgas-Alexandroupoli oil pipeline, a ditched project between Bulgaria, Greece, and Russia.

Business » Energy | April 13, 2016, Wednesday // 12:36 | Viewed: 6468

Bulgaria Commissions Upgraded Strandzha Gas Compressor Station

Bulgaria has commissioned the third of four modernized compressor stations, which is transiting 85% of natural gas to the country’s neighbours, the Energy Ministry announced on Monday.

Business » Energy | April 11, 2016, Monday // 18:30 | Viewed: 6002

Bulgaria's Gas Hub Proposal 'Not on Agenda' in Moscow

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has made clear that Bulgaria's intentions to build a "gas hub" are not being discussed in Moscow.

Business » Energy | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 11:57 | Viewed: 5616

Unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Plant Shut Down for Planned Repair

A unit of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Bulgaria has been switched off to undergo repair, plant officials have said.

Business » Energy | April 9, 2016, Saturday // 11:13 | Viewed: 4930

Overgas Takes Gazprom to Court over Halt in Supplies

Bulgaria's biggest private gas supplier Overgas is challenging actions of Russian energy giant Gazprom in court, three months after the company faced a halt in deliveries.

Business » Energy | April 7, 2016, Thursday // 12:18 | Viewed: 6209

Austria’s Habau Signs Deal to Build Last Section of Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link

Bulgartransgaz and Transgaz, the gas transmission operators of Bulgaria and Romania, have signed a contract with Austria’s Habau PPS Pipeline Systems SRL for the construction of the last section of a gas link between the two southeast E

Business » Energy | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 4544

Bulgaria's Competition Regulator Conducts Inspections at Lukoil, Rompetrol

Officials of the Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) are conducting sudden inspections at the offices of Lukoil Bulgaria and Rompetrol Bulgaria on Wednesday

Business » Energy | April 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:59 | Viewed: 4595

Bulgarian Energy Regulator Plans Stiffer Sanctions for Electricity Theft

Bulgaria’s energy regulator plans to treble the price of electricity paid in cases of power theft and also increase the period, for which the penalty tariff is applied retroactively.

Business » Energy | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 22:05 | Viewed: 5246

Bulgaria, Romania to Sign Deal with Austria’s Habau to Build Gas Link across Danube

The gas transmission operators of Bulgaria and Romania, Bulgartransgaz and Transgaz, will sign a contract with Austria’s Habau PPS Pipeline Systems SRL for the construction of the section of a gas interconnection under the Danube river.

Business » Energy | April 5, 2016, Tuesday // 20:35 | Viewed: 4551

Six Companies Submit Offers to Use Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link

Bulgaria's government has received six indicative offers to use capacity of the gas interconnector that is to be built between Bulgaria and Greece, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | April 1, 2016, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 5696

Bulgarian Energy Regulator Cuts Gas Price by 23% from 1 April

Bulgaria’s energy regulator has endorsed a proposal of state-owned wholesale gas supplier Bulgargaz to cut natural gas price by 23.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 22:03 | Viewed: 5081

Bulgaria Plans to Finalise Gas Hub Project in Month and a Half  

Bulgaria’s project for building a natural gas hub on its Black Sea coast is expected to be finalized in a month and a half, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2016, Friday // 21:04 | Viewed: 5535

Russia Says Ready to Build Black Sea Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson has assured the country stands ready to carry through the construction of a gas pipeline to Europe going under the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 7014

Bulgaria's Gas Grid Operator Takes Step to Market Liberalization

Gas grid operator Bulgartransgaz has announced it is ready with a draft set of balancing rules for the gas market, a move that constitutes the first step toward liberalization.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 4563

Gas Exploration Drills to Start in Bulgaria's Black Sea in April

Natural gas exploration drills in Bulgaria's Khan Asparuh block in the Black Sea are expected to begin in April.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 20:12 | Viewed: 5197

Bulgaria's Competition Regulator Inspects Oil & Gas Association

The Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) carried on Tuesday out a sudden inspection of the Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association based in Sofia.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 5002

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Proposes Cut in Heating, Hot Water Prices

Bills for hot water and heating should go down across Bulgaria starting April 01, energy regulator KEVR has said.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 4915

South Stream Talks Could Be Renewed, Russia's Envoy to EU Says

There are good prospects for renewal of negotiations on the South Stream gas pipeline project, Russian permanent envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov has announced.

Business » Energy | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 5275

EU Said to Be Looking into Alleged Abuse of Gazprom's Dominant Position in Bulgarian Market

The European Commission has requested Gazprom to provide information related to allegations of abuse of the Russian company’s dominant position in the Bulgarian wholesale gas market, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 4745