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Sefcovic: Russia, EU To Discuss Energy Cooperation on Jan 19

EU energy chief Maros Sefcovic has said that energy cooperation between the EU and Russia would be discussed at a meeting of EU foreign ministers on January 19.

Business » Energy | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 18:38 | Viewed: 1054

Gazprom CEO Declares South Stream Gas Pipeline Project Closed

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller has said that the South Stream gas pipeline has been conclusively abolished and the Turkish Stream project has been put on the agenda.

Business » Energy | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 16:52 | Viewed: 1705

Bulgarian MPs to Vote on Splitting Energy Watchdog into 2 Subsections

Bulgaria's energy regulator DKEVR could be divided into two subcommittees, one on energy and one on water, under a new bill approved at a first reading on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 10:37 | Viewed: 920

Bulgaria’s Maritsa Iztok Mines Topped 2014 Production Target by 428 000 Tonnes

The Maritsa Iztok Mines (Mini Maritsa Iztok EAD), Bulgaria’s largest coal mining company, produced over 27 500 000 tonnes of coal in 2014, up by 428 000 tonnes from the business plan for the year.

Business » Energy | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 10:15 | Viewed: 677

PM Borisov Says Bulgaria Stands Huge Chances for Gas Boom

Apart from transporting and distributing gas, Bulgaria could become an exporter of energy resources, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said after meeting EU officials on Monday.

Business » Energy | January 12, 2015, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1224

Gasoline, Diesel Settle below BGN 2 per Liter after Record Price Decrease

Following a record price decrease, gasoline and diesel have reached a price tag of BGN 1.99 per liter at filling stations in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 9, 2015, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1203

Energy Ministry Pondering Sale of Shares of Bulgarian Energy Holding

The sale of shares from companies of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) is foreseen in the medium term.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 987

Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry, Watchdog Mull Measures to Prevent Power Price Hike in April

Svetla Todorova, Chair of Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has assured that the Energy Ministry is doing its best to adopt short-term measures aimed at preventing an increase in power rates in April.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 854

Gazprom, Botas in Talks on Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline – Taner Yildiz

Turkey and Russia are in talks on the construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline meant to replace the scrapped South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 1928

Bulgargaz CEO, Board Members Replaced

Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has announced fresh reshuffles at the country's state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 918

EurActiv: Pipes for South Stream Keep Arriving in Bulgaria

It is unclear why pipes for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline keep arriving in Bulgaria, the website EurActiv writes.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2015, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1473

Generator of Kozloduy NPP Unit 6 Switched Off for 7 Hours

At 20:28 on January 3, following the activation of electrical protection system, the generator of unit 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 12:10 | Viewed: 996

Price of Natural Gas in Bulgaria Drops by 0.05%

Gas prices in Bulgaria drop by 0.

Business » Energy | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1090

Electricity Price Might Rise in April or July – Energy Watchdog

The price of electricity in Bulgaria is not going to rise on 1 January 2015, but an increase might take place in April or July next year.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2014, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1507

GERB MP Warns EDCs On Electric Meters Readings

GERB MP Delyan Dobrev - former energy minister and current head of the energy committee in Parliament - warned the EDCs not to extend the periods of electric meters readings.

Business » Energy | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1198

Natural Gas Price Drops As Of New Year

The price of 1000 cubic metres of natural gas in Bulgaria will be by BGN 0.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1046

Russia EconMin: Forfeit Demand on Bulgaria over South Stream 'Unlikely'

Russia does not expect South Stream's demise to trigger any financial demands from energy concern Gazprom against Bulgaria, the country's Economy Minister Alexander Novak has argued.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1470

Die Presse: 'New Signs of Life' for South Stream from Bulgaria

The abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project could be renewed, after Bulgarian and Russian media reports that construction permits will now be issued, Austrian daily Die Presse wrote on Saturday.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2327

Too Early for EU Response on Bulgaria's 'Gas Hub' Idea - Commission VP Georgieva

EU will have a stance on Bulgaria's idea to build a gas hub at the Black Sea after a formal proposal has been prepared, EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1319

Russia Asks Bulgaria to Issue South Stream Construction Permits

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday urged Bulgaria to issue in timely manner all permits relating to the construction of the seabed section of the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 3001

South Stream Transport Terminates Production, Deliveries of Pipes

The company South Stream Transportation notified all companies producing and delivering pipes for the halted South Stream gas pipeline project to terminate those activities, reports the Russian daily Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1369