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Bulgarian Energy Minister: Russia 'Ready to Sponsor' South Stream

In case Bulgaria faces problems with the financing of its section of the South Stream gas line, Russia can secure an advance amount, without having the right to obtain shares and assets.

Business » Energy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 12:58 | Viewed: 1746

Russian Press Downplays South Stream Contract with Bulgaria

Russia made a step towards the realization of the South Stream gas line Saturday, but actual construction will not start for years, the Moscow daily "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" writes Monday.

Business » Energy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 10:54 | Viewed: 1504

Talks on Russian Gas Prices for Bulgaria Imminent

Talks on gas prices between Bulgaria's "Bulgargaz" and the Russian energy giant "Gazprom" are happening as early as this week, according to the CEO of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), Maya Hristova.

Business » Energy | November 15, 2010, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1697

Bulgarian PM: Russian Gas for Bulgaria Will Be Cheaper

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has stated that his country will be buying Russian gas at lower prices, just a day after talks with Russian PM Vladimir Putin appeared to end at stalemate on that matter.

Business » Energy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 15:24 | Viewed: 1906

Bulgaria Helps South Stream Stride in Europe - Russian Media

"South Stream Makes Major Step in Europe" - this is the headline of Russian daily Vesti commenting on Russian PM Vladimir Putin's Saturday visit to Sofia.

Business » Energy | November 14, 2010, Sunday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1566

Miller: South Stream 4 Months Ahead of Schedule Thanks to Bulgaria

The South Stream gas transit pipeline might be launched four months ahead of schedule thanks to the progress achieved with Bulgaria, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller declared in Sofia Saturday.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 20:07 | Viewed: 1326

Rosatom Head: Bulgaria's Belene NPP to Return Investment Swiftly

Bulgaria's future second nuclear power plant Belene will take less than 20 years to return the money invested in its construction, Sergey Kiriyenko, CEO of the Russian state nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, declared in Sofia.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1426

Gazprom CEO: Bulgaria Now Safe from Romanian Competition for South Stream

Bulgaria can no longer be replaced by Romania as the European hub of the Russian-sponsored South Stream gas transit pipeline, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller stated in Sofia.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 18:55 | Viewed: 2012

Putin Makes Final Price Offer to Bulgaria for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria and Russia are making progress on the talks for the price of the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, their Prime Ministers, Borisov and Putin, clearly optimistic about the project, said in Sofia Saturday.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 18:33 | Viewed: 2243

Bulgaria, Russia Ink Long-Anticipated South Stream Deal

Bulgaria and Russia have signed an intergovernmental agreement for the construction of the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas transit pipeline in the presence of their Prime Ministers, Boyko Borisov and Vladimir Putin, in Sofia.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1670

Bulgaria to Save USD 60 M Annually from Russian Gas Price Cut - Expert

The offer of the Russian energy giant to reduce the natural gas price for Bulgaria will mean that Bulgaria will be saving a total of about USD 58-60 M per year, according to a Russian analyst.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 15:52 | Viewed: 1165

Bulgarian Rightists: PM Borisov Should Not Succumb to Russia

The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov should not capitulate under Russian pressure, the Bulgarian rightist party DSB (Democrats for Strong Bulgaria) stated in a special declaration.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 15:49 | Viewed: 1377

Russian Gazprom Offers Bulgaria Gas Price Reduction

The Russian energy giant Gazprom has prepared a package of gas price offers for Bulgaria providing for their lowering by 5% to 7%.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 11:58 | Viewed: 1718

Round of Crucial Energy Talks Starts in Sofia

The Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, is arriving in the Bulgarian capital Sofia Saturday for a one-day visit on the invitation of Bulgarian counterpart, Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2010, Saturday // 11:04 | Viewed: 1362

Bulgarian Local Authorities All Up for Nabucco

The National Nabucco Company in Bulgaria has completed successfully consultations with Bulgarian local authorities on the future gas transit pipeline.

Business » Energy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 21:16 | Viewed: 2027

Russia Ecstatic over Bulgarian Deal for South Stream

The press center of the Russian government has released a seemingly triumphant statement announcing that Bulgaria and Russia will sign on Saturday an agreement practically giving the start of the realization of the South Stream gas transit pipeline.

Business » Energy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 19:20 | Viewed: 1483

Putin Arrives to Witness Bulgaria 'Put Up White Flag' to South Stream

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrives in Bulgaria in order to finally seal the deal for the South Stream gas pipeline with the Bulgarian government, says a major Russian newspaper, Vremya Novostei.

Business » Energy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 12:15 | Viewed: 1542

Bulgarian Tycoon Provides Required Money for Brikel Plant

Bulgarian energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki has provided finances for the creation of sulfur filter in the Brikel thermal power plant, the Bulgarian daily Standard has reported.

Business » Energy | November 12, 2010, Friday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1466

Borisov, Putin with New Phone Talks on Energy

Bulgaria's and Russia's Prime Ministers, Boyko Borisov and Vladimir Putin, have discussed the joint energy projects in a third telephone call for the past three weeks, the spokesman of the Russian government has announced.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Govt Gives Go-Ahead to South Stream Pipeline

Bulgaria has finally dispelled any doubts about its commitment to the Russian-sponsored South Stream gas transit pipeline as the Borisov Cabinet decided to sign a shareholders' agreement with Gazprom for the construction of the project's Bulgarian section

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1700

Bulgaria Offers Macedonia Share in Belene Nuclear Plant

After it already held talks with Serbia and Crotia, Bulgaria has also approached Macedonia with an offer for a share in the future Belene Nuclear Power Plant.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1591