A propane butane tank truck has exploded in a warehouse near the Chelopechene residential district in Sofia and another one is burning, according to a statement of the Interior Ministry.
Sergey Kirienko has said that a potential decision of the Bulgarian authorities to quit the construction of the Belene NPP will not lead to significant losses for Rosatom.
Bulgaria is looking for potential investors in its gas turbine power plant that is to be constructed in the Danube town of Belene, the country's Deputy Economy and Energy Minister Valentin Nikolov has revealed.
Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has backed the government's decision to scrap the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.
Traicho Traikov, former Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has sided with the reactions of approval for the government's decision to quit Belene NPP project.
Bulgaria has quit the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, the country's Prime Minister has confirmed.
Rightist leader Martin Dimitrov has praised the decision of the center-right GERB government to quit the Belene NPP project.
Bulgaria's decision to halt the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project is very significant because with it the country returns to the geopolitics of Europe and NATO, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.
Bulgaria's former energy minister, part of the previous Socialist-led coalition, has blasted the decision of the current center-right government to abandon plans for a second nuclear power plant in Belene.
Bulgarian Ambassador in Washington DC, Elena Poptodorova, says that the subject of shale gas exploration in the country must be examined more calmly.
Bulgaria will issue another 18 000 shares to cover expenses of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the government decided on Wednesday without providing details.
Edinburgh-based oil and gas explorer Melrose Resources reported a rise in profits and said it expects strong results in 2012 on the back of high gas prices in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, had declined appearing in the Parliament for a hearing on the fate of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant.
Key opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party politicians have criticized what they saw as secrecy on the part of Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov regarding his recent talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the fate of the joint projected Belene NPP.
Mihail Andonov, the newly appointed CEO of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) and former head of the National Electric Company (NEK), has insisted that the national power utility had solid reasons to change its Q2, 2012 price increase request from 4.
Russia has reiterated its determination to construct the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and reduce the price tag of the project, following Bulgaria's withdrawal.
The National Electricity Company (NEK) is expected to seek a price increase of at least 15% from July 01, according to Mihail Andonov, the new Director of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH).
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