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Borisov: Bulgaria Could Be Buying Shale Gas from Romania

Bulgaria could be buying "cheap shale gas from Romania" if it builds a natural gas thermal power plant in place of the Belene NPP project, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov declared in a perplexing comment.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 00:59 | Viewed: 3619

Bulgaria Trades Off South Stream Progress for Cheaper Russian Gas

Russia has agreed on an 11% natural gas discount for Bulgaria in exchange for a faster construction of the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas transit pipeline.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2012, Saturday // 00:48 | Viewed: 1380

Russia Wants to Be Heavily Involved in Modifying Bulgaria's NPP Project

The Russian state energy corporations would still like to be heavily involved in Bulgaria's endeavors even after earlier this week the Bulgarian government decided to terminate the joint project for a 2000 MW NPP in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:51 | Viewed: 852

Russia to Grant Surprising Discount on Natural Gas Prices for Bulgaria

Russia will grant a discount of around 11% on natural gas prices from April 1, according to preliminary reports of Gazprom cited by Energy and Economy Minister Delyan Dobrev.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1031

Ex Nuclear Plant CEO Backs Building Units 7, 8 at Kozloduy NPP

Yordan Yordanov, former CEO of the Kozloduy NPP, has spoken in favor of the construction of a seventh and eight unit at the plant.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 16:34 | Viewed: 783

Ex-EU Commissioner: Bulgaria Didn't Need Belene N-Plant

Bulgaia did not need the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project that was canceled on Wednesday, according to the country's former EU Commissioner Meglena Kuneva.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 16:06 | Viewed: 546

ABB Finalizes First 2 Large-Scale Photovoltaic Projects in Bulgaria

Swiss-based global engineering company ABB in Bulgaria has accomplished two projects in the solar domain – "Zlataritza" and respectively "Samovodene" whose beneficiary is the Korean SDN Company Ltd.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1232

Bulgaria's Ex Energy Minister Highlights Potential of Gas Grid Interconnections

Former Energy Minister Traicho Traikov has assured that Bulgaria has access to a number of potential gas supply sources, given that the gas grid interconnections with Romania and Greece are about to be launched.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:50 | Viewed: 824

Bulgaria's Ex-President Pledges to Revive Killed N-Plant Project

Former Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov has revealed his plans to revive the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project if his left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) regains power.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 11:19 | Viewed: 678

Bulgarian EconMin Faces Tough 'Belene' Talk in Moscow

Atomstroyexport, the Russian contractor selected to build the Belene NPP, will not give up on the lawsuit for EUR 58 M against Bulgaria's National Electric Company (NEK) at the International Court of Arbitration in Paris.

Business » Energy | March 30, 2012, Friday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1329

Bulgarian Ex-President Pines for Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's former President Georgi Parvanov (2002-2012) has expressed his deep disappointment with the fact that his country abandoned the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 19:49 | Viewed: 592

Russia to Insist on Building Bulgaria's Killed Belene NPP

Russia is set to insist that the Bulgarian state honor the contract for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant, according to the Russian energy minister, even though Bulgaria's Borisov Cabinet killed the project.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 18:07 | Viewed: 987

Bulgaria Officially Tells Russia It Scrapped Belene NPP

Bulgaria has sent a note to Russia asking it to launch negotiations on the cancellation of the two countries' Belene nuclear power plant project that was to be built in Bulgaria, according to a report.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 962

Bulgarian Parliament Seals Death of Belene NPP Project

Bulgaria's Parliament has adopted a decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant, a project conceived back in the 1980s.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1280

Bulgaria to Face Penalties Exceeding USD 58 M over Belene NPP Suspension

Bulgaria faces penalties amounting to way over USD 58 M over the cancellation of the Belene NPP project, Russian media warn.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 709

Romania Gives Green Light to Chevron Shale Gas Exploration

Romania has granted US energy giant Chevron permission to to explore and exploit shale gas in three coastal perimeters - Vama Veche, Adamclisi and Costinesti.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1513

Most Bulgarians Want Abandoned NPP - Poll

More than half of the people in Bulgaria support the construction of the Belene nuclear power plant, which has just been abandoned by the Borisov Cabinet, a poll shows.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 13:00 | Viewed: 814

Bulgarian PM: Thank Three-Way Coalition Govt for Belene NPP Cancellation!

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has attributed the collapse of the Belene NPP project to the previous three-way coalition government.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:16 | Viewed: 577

Socialist: US Forced Bulgaria Govt to Quit Second N-Plant

The decision to scrap plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is a catastrophic mistake, taken under US pressure, and dooms Bulgaria's only technology sector to slow death, a socialist has fumed.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 12:05 | Viewed: 741

Bulgaria Fired Minister: Bravo for Belene, Too Early to Party

Bulgaria's decision to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant is the best one, the former energy and economy minister has said, adding also a word of caution.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 10:20 | Viewed: 761

Bulgaria Sends Minister to Russia after Scrapping Belene NPP

Bulgaria's economy and energy minister will travel to Moscow on Thursday, a day after the government decided to abandon plans to build Belene nuclear power plant on the Danube River.

Business » Energy | March 29, 2012, Thursday // 08:52 | Viewed: 677
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