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Bulgaria Expected to Pay All BA Oil Pipeline Dues by March 20

The Bulgarian government has been given March 20 as a deadline to settle all of its dues for the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, a long-delayed Bulgarian-Greek-Russian project.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2011, Friday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2369

EU Goes for Merging Nabucco, ITGI Gas Pipelines - Report

The European Union is moving to secure a merger of two future gas transit pipeline projects – Nabucco and ITGI (Interconnector Turkey-Greece-Italy) – in order to guarantee the natural gas supplies from Azerbaijan to Europe.

Business » Energy | February 18, 2011, Friday // 14:47 | Viewed: 10047

Russian Transneft Rebuts Scrapping Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Line

Shareholders in the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline have no intentions of giving up on it, the CEO of the Russian oil giant Transneft, Igor Demin, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2302

Bulgaria Unaware of Russia's Oil Pipe Cancelation Plans

Bulgaria has not received any official notification Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1604

Russia Scraps Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipe - Report

Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS announced Wednesday, citing the daily "Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2518

Bulgarian PM Woos Areva for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Anne Lauvergeon, the CEO of French public multinational conglomerate Areva, over nuclear energy cooperation prospects.

Business » Energy | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2956

Hungary Lured into AGRI Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Hungary has joined the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania-Interconnection (AGRI) liquefied natural gas project, which is to build a pipeline to Central Europe.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 20:13 | Viewed: 4400

Bulgaria Drives Russia to Despair over Belene NPP - Report

Russia is perplexed as to whether to keep its efforts for the construction of the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant "Belene" or to renounce the deal and seek penalty payments from Bulgaria, according to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2032

Bulgarian Company to Build EV Charging Stations in Sofia, Top Resorts

Bulgarian company REnergY has announced plans to construct 15-20 charging stations for electric vehicles in the capital Sofia.

Business » Energy | February 11, 2011, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2280

Bulgarian Energy Minister: Belene Nuke Game Gets Tougher

The Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, vowed once again to never accept an unfavorable deal regarding plans to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1848

Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline Project Might Be Terminated-Report

The project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline is expected to be terminated because Bulgarian shareholders have not performed their financial obligations.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2353

Bulgarian PM with New Threats to Scrap Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Tuesday the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene will be scrapped over the current terms proposed by the Russian side.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Forecasts July Price Increase

The price of electric power is going up in Bulgaria beginning July 1 over the expenses of the three power utilities for the purchase of energy from renewable sources.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1469

Atomstroyexport: Bulgaria's Belene NPP Ready for Construction

The project for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria is in a high degree of readiness, according to Atomstroyexport.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1834

Rosatom May Drop Bulgaria's Belene NPP - Report

Russian state energy company Rosatom may drop its project to build the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria, according to the French La Tribune daily.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2011, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1944

Atomic Experts to Check Bulgaria's Kozloduy Power Plant

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) begins an audit on Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant on Monday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2011, Monday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1650

Bulgaria PM: EU Rules Out Repeat of Gas Crisis

The European Union has vowed not to allow a repeat of the situation two years ago when gas supplies were suspended to European countries, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told reporters Friday in Brussels.

Business » Energy | February 4, 2011, Friday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2461

Western Bulgaria's Utility CEZ to Invest BGN 59 M in 2011

The Czech-owned electricity provider of Sofia and Western Bulgaria CEZ plans to invest a total of BGN 59 M in its network and capacities in 2011.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1889

Greece: Bulgaria's Balking at Oil Pipeline Is 'Madness'

Bulgaria's evolution towards a negative position with respect to the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline in unjust and unjustified, according to a Greek Deputy Minister.

Business » Energy | January 31, 2011, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 4064

CEZ Shocked, Outraged by Growth of Cable Thefts in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Czech-owned power utility CEZ has announced that the damages the company suffered from thefts of cables from its network almost doubled in 2010 compared to 2009.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2205

Turkish Minister 'Delays' Nabucco till 2017

A statement of Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has delayed by two years the entering into operation of the EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2226