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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: 4931

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: 6210

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: 4546

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: 4598

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: 5250

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: 4555

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: 5698

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: 5537

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: 7015

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: 4565

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: 5201

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: 5005

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: 4917

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: 5276

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: 4764

Reactors at Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Plant 'among Most Dangerous in Europe'

Reactors at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria are considered to be among the most dangerous in Europe, a report at German daily Der Tagesspiegel [DE] reads.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 9231

Gazprom Worried over Possible Delay in Payment from SE Europe

Russian energy giant Gazprom believes Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia and Serbia might put off payment for gas, oil and other kinds of fuels or not pay at all, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4658

Bulgargaz Proposes to Energy Regulator to Cut Gas Price by 23% for Q2

Bulgargaz has proposed to cut natural gas price for consumers by 23.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 00:50 | Viewed: 4870

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Denies Russian Media Report of Push to Restart South Stream

Bulgaria is holding no talks for the restart of the abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said, dismissing a Russian media report that the Bulgarian authorities were pushing hard for new negotiations.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 5242

Bulgaria, Azerbaijan Presidents Discuss Energy Cooperation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev that his country has advanced in the construction of gas links with neighboring states.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 4693