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Bulgaria's Lukoil Neftochim Refinery Gets License Back

Bulgarian Customs Agency head Vanyo Tanov has said that it will be clear by January 15 if the Burgas-based Lukoil Neftochim has fulfilled the legal requirements for the installation of measuring devices at the refinery and at its oil terminal Rosenetz.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2012, Friday // 12:27 | Viewed: 2960

Bulgarian Miners Are Better Paid than Finance Minister - PM

Asked to comment on the looming strike at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said that miners should actually be grateful.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 19:08 | Viewed: 2660

Bulgarian Tax Agency Denies Extension for Gas Station Gauges

Filling station owners will get no postponement for the installation of level gauges connected to the database of the National Revenue Agency (NRA).

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2299

Bulgarian Nuclear Plant among Safest in Europe - Stress Test

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency presented Thursday Bulgaria's national report on stress tests at the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, "Kozloduy" and for the NPP "Belene" project.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 2767

Bulgarian Energy Minister: 7th Unit at Kozloduy NPP Is Better than Belene NPP

The construction of a seventh unit at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant may start before the end of the GERB government's term in office, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 14:08 | Viewed: 2354

Bulgaria Submits Nuclear Plant Stress Test Report

The management of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency is submitting Thursday Bulgaria's national report on stress tests at the Nuclear Power Plant, NPP, "Kozloduy" and for the NPP "Belene" project.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2012, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 2539

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go on Strike on Jan 07

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD have confirmed their preparedness to go on strike on January 07.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 15:12 | Viewed: 2201

CEZ Distribution Bulgaria Power Utility with New CEO

Stefan Apostolov is the new CEO of the Czech-owned Bulgarian Electric Power Utility, CEZ Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 12:43 | Viewed: 2530

Bulgaria 12th in EU Renewable Energy Share of Gross Consumption

The renewable energy share of Bulgaria's gross final energy consumption was 12.9% in 2010, ranking the country 12th among the EU member states, according to estimates published by EurObserv'ER.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2012, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 2838

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Boasts Record Output in 2011

The Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has produced a record-breaking total of 16 314 271 МWh of electricity in 2011.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2345

Bulgarian PM: Belene Nuclear Project - Getting Married with No Sex

The fate of the project for a second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Belene remains largely unclear, according to the latest statement of Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on the issue.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:49 | Viewed: 4054

Tycoon Sentenced to Pay Bulgaria BGN 400 000 in Coal Mine Fees

The Pernik District Court has sentenced the Otkrit Vagledobiv Mines EAD, the biggest coal mining company in the region controlled by energy tycoon Hristo Kovachki, to pay close to half a million leva in outstanding concession fees.

Business » Energy | January 3, 2012, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 2606

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines to Go On Strike over Pay Rise

The syndicates at Maritsa Iztok Mines have declared their readiness to start a strike over demands for higher wages for miners.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2361

No Postponement for Mandatory Level Gauges at Bulgarian Filling Stations

Filling station owners will get no postponement for installing the mandatory level gauges, said Rosen Bachvarov, spokesperson of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) on Monday.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2012, Monday // 12:22 | Viewed: 2329

Putin Orders Fast-Track Launch of South Stream Construction

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has recommended that the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline should start in end-2012.

Business » Energy | December 30, 2011, Friday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1533

Natural Gas Prices in Bulgaria Up by 4.34% from January

The Q1 2012 price of natural gas will go up by 4.34%, the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) announced after a closed session on Thursday

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1442

Bulgaria with Steady Growth of Electricity, Fuels Production

Production of solid fuels in Bulgaria in September 2011, compared to August 2011, increased by 5.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2011, Thursday // 12:13 | Viewed: 1681

Bulgaria PM: Not a Lev for Russia over Scrapped BA Pipe

Bulgaria has ruled out paying damages for terminating its participation in the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, which dealt a killer blow to the Bosporus bypass link.

Business » Energy | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1815

Russia Admits to Plans to Axe South Stream

Russia's monopoly Gazprom admitted for the very first time that the fate of the gas pipeline, a mega-project, estimated at USD 30 B, actually depends on the Ukraine.

Business » Energy | December 27, 2011, Tuesday // 13:31 | Viewed: 2808

Shmatko 'Sad' for Bulgaria's 'Stagnant' Belene NPP Project

There for the time being are no perspectives for activization on Bulgaria's Belene NPP project, commented Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Monday.

Business » Energy | December 26, 2011, Monday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1799

Russia Will Ask Bulgaria to Cover Cost of Scrapped BA Pipe

Russia will take all legal measures available to make Bulgaria pay indemnities over the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project, said Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko.

Business » Energy | December 26, 2011, Monday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1642