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Bulgarian Parliament to Hold Hearing over Fuel Cartel Probe

The Parliamentary Economic Committee will hold a hearing Thursday of Petko Nikolov, Chair of the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK), on the cartel probe conducted among fuel traders.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2012, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 813

Gas, Heating Prices in Bulgaria to Spike in April

Angel Semerdzhiev, Chairman of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has warned about a substantial increase in natural gas prices from April 01, which will also affect central heating rates.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 922

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Seeks Antitrust Raid on Lukoil Refinery

Martin Dimitrov, leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has insisted that the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK) should raid the offices of the Lukoil Neftochim refinery and seize telephones and computers and check its busin

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1022

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Rise Against Belene NPP

Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant project should be immediately suspended, according to the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1202

Bulgarian Govt Approves Support for Nabucco Pipe

The Bulgarian cabinet has approved Tuesday an agreement between the Bulgarian Nabucco company and the international Nabucco consortium for the furthering of the gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1271

Bulgarian Gasoline Price Hits New Record

Fuel prices in Bulgaria have climbed to a new record high with the start of the new week amid an oil price spike on international markets.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2012, Monday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria Paid Its Dues, Free to Quit BA Pipe - Russian Media

Bulgaria has paid all outstanding dues for its part in the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project and is free to quit it, Russian media reported on Monday, citing the finance minister in Sofia.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2012, Monday // 11:22 | Viewed: 754

Russia Determined to Build Trans-Balkan Pipe

The Russian side is still bent on constructing the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, in spite of Bulgaria's withdrawal from the project.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2012, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgarian Environmentalists to Stage New Anti-Fracking Rally

Bulgarian environmentalists are to protest on Saturday in downtown Sofia against potential shale gas research and exploration in the country.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1193

Calls in Bulgaria for Suspension of Shale Gas Moratorium

Members of the newly established Movement for Energy Independence (DEN) have called for a cancellation of the moratorium on shale gas development in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1666

Bulgarians Protest Nuclear Power Ahead of Fukushima Anniversary

Members of several environmental organizations gathered in Bulgaria's capital Sofia for a silent protest to mark the upcoming first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1296

Bulgaria Paid Off Debt on Bourgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipeline

Bulgaria has settled its debt on the project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and is now legally entitled to withdraw , according to Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2064

Iran Ready to Build Oil Refinery in Bulgaria, Support Nabucco - Ambassador

Iran is ready to invest in the construction of an oil refinery in Port Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Iranian Ambassador to Bulgaria Golamreza Bageri Mogadam told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg in an interview.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1409

Bulgaria Launches Largest Photovoltaic Park on Balkans

Bulgaria launched with an official commissioning ceremony the largest photovoltaic park in the Balkans.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2067

Bulgaria to Unveil 2 Photovoltaic Parks Built by South Korean Investors

South Korea's Ambassador to Bulgaria Chun Bi-ho will attend Thursday the inauguration ceremony of two photovoltaic parks, "Samovodene" and "Zlataritsa", located near the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1603

Privatization of Bulgarian Energy Companies Assists Foreign Debt Payments

There is an option to use the proceeds from the privatization of energy companies for financing foreign debt payments, according to Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1407

Bulgaria to Launch Building Gas Link with Romania

Bulgarian gas transmission system operator Bulgartransgaz is to start the construction of a cross-border gas link with the country's northern neighbor Romania.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 19:07 | Viewed: 1249

Only War in Middle East Can Drive Oil Prices Higher - Bulgaria's Energy Minister

Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has said that low fuel prices can be achieved through free competition in distribution, import, tax warehouses.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 18:02 | Viewed: 984

Premier Power Starts Building Solar Plant in Bulgaria's Dimitrovgrad

US solar power developer Premier Power Renewable Energy Inc. has announced it has started construction on a new 16.2-megawatt plant in the Southern Bulgarian town of Dimitrovgrad.

Business » Energy | March 7, 2012, Wednesday // 15:57 | Viewed: 1427

Pavegen Renewable Energy Installation Unveiled in Sofia

An innovative installation featuring Pavegen tiles, which capture kinetic energy from footsteps and convert it to electricity, was inaugurated Monday evening by Economy Minister Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1799

Austria's EVN Moves to Delist Bulgaria Units

Austria's EVN AG plans to delist its two units in Bulgaria just two months after the trade with their shares started on the local stock exchange.

Business » Energy | March 6, 2012, Tuesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1448
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