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Greece Also Wants South Stream to Pass Via Its Territory

Greek officials said Thursday the country was interested in having the South Stream gas pipeline on its territory.

Business » Energy | May 30, 2014, Friday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1637

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Seeks Lower Power Prices from US-Owned TPPs

Bulgaria's energy watchdog has sought changes to the contracts with US-owned thermal power plants AES-3C Maritza East 1 EOOD and Contur Global Maritsa Iztok-3.

Business » Energy | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1484

Bulgarian President Urges Government to Decide on South Stream

President Rosen Plevneliev called on the government to explain whether it intends to comply with EU legislation on the South Stream gas pipeline.

Business » Energy | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1665

Greece's DESFA Ready to Reverse Gas Flow to Bulgaria

Greece's gas transmission network operator DESFA has guaranteed its readiness to reverse gas flow through the reverse-flow gas grid interconnection Kulata/Sidirokastro.

Business » Energy | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1207

EU Commission Demands Freezing of South Stream Project

The South Stream gas pipeline project must be temporarily suspended until full compliance with EU law is observed, the EU Commission believes.

Business » Energy | May 29, 2014, Thursday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1553

Bulgarian Socialist MP: Revoking EDCs’ Licenses Would be Legal

GERB's motives for a no-confidence vote on the government's energy policy are hypocritical, claimed Socialist MP Krasimir Yankov.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Vows New Strategy in June

A new energy strategy will be submitted in Parliament in June, according to Dragomir Stoynev, Minister of Economy and Energy.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 15:08 | Viewed: 1676

Varba-Batantsi Lead, Zinc Mine in Southern Bulgaria to Open in July

The investments in the Varba-Batantsi mine near Madan, which is to open in July, amount to around BGN 15 M.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 732

EC to Take Action against Bulgaria over South Stream Agreement

EC President Barroso has told Prime Minister Oresharski that the EC will take action against Bulgaria due to non-observance of EU rules in the South Stream agreements.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1565

US Chevron Pulls Out of Bulgaria – Report

US energy giant Chevron is leaving Bulgaria, according to energy expert Ilian Vasilev.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1266

Sanctioned Russian Tycoon Wins Bulgaria's South Stream Bid

Russian Stroytransgaz consortium will build the Bulgarian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline, it was revealed.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 2944

Ukraine Refutes Reports of Gazprom Debt Deal

Ukrainian Economy Minister Yuriy Prodan said "no progress" had been registered in negotiations with Russia over Kiev's debt for gas supplies.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 778

Russia, Ukraine Reach Temporary Gas Debt Agreement

Ukraine could transfer USD 2 B to Russia as early as Thursday after the two countries reached a temporary deal on part of Kiev's gas debts.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 896

Unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Switched On after Annual Overhaul

The planned annual overhaul of the 1000-MW unit 5 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been wrapped up.

Business » Energy | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1094

Total, Lukoil to Develop Siberian Shale Oil Despite Sanctions

France's Total and Russia's Lukoil have agreed to jointly explore shale oil reserves in Siberia.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1764

Gazprom Warns of Possible Changes to Gas Prices for Europe

Gazprom's CEO Alexei Miller expects that the contract between Gazprom and China's CNPC could affect the gas prices for Europe, reports the Russian-language version of ITAR-TASS.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1346

Bulgartransgaz to Build 3 Gas Pipelines with EU Funding

Bulgartransgaz has received EU funding from the the Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund (KIDSF) for the construction of 3 gas pipelines.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1229

Ukraine Faces LNG Shortage in 18 of 24 Regions

Eighteen out of 24 Ukrainian regions have declared they have insufficient amount of liquefied gas (LNG), with Western town and cities most severely affected, local media report.

Business » Energy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1277

Bulgarian Household Electricity Bills Lowest in EU

Bulgarian households had the lowest electricity bills in the European Union in the second half of 2013, Eurostat data has revealed.

Business » Energy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1123

China, Russia Announce Historic Thirty-Year Gas Supply Deal

Russia's energy giant Gazprom and Chinese CNPC have signed a huge gas deliveries deal estimated at USD 400 B, following talks between state leaders.

Business » Energy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 994

Slovakia To Supply Gas to Ukraine in September

A pipeline to transport gas to Ukraine via Slovakia should be ready for pumping at full capacity starting in September, the head of Slovakia's pipeline operator said.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 933
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