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Bulgarian Nationalists Seek Ban on Sale of State Power Utilty Stakes

Pavel Shopov, MP from nationalist party Ataka, has called for a moratorium on the sale of state-owned minority stakes in power distribution companies, arguing that their privatization would hurt public interests.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2012, Wednesday // 19:33 | Viewed: 903

Bulgaria Needs Extra EUR 579 M for Nuclear Decommissioning - ECA

Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania need an additional EUR 2.5 B for the decommissioning of eight non-upgradeable nuclear reactors, according to a report of the European Court of Auditors (ECA).

Business » Energy | February 8, 2012, Wednesday // 17:52 | Viewed: 1914

Russia Guarantees Gas Deliveries to Europe during Bulgarian Visit

Russia fully guarantees adequate delivery of natural gas to Europe, stated Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko upon meeting Bulgarian counterpart Traicho Traikov in Moscow Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:37 | Viewed: 1408

Bulgaria's Maritza Iztok Resume Coal Mining after Flood

The miners at Bulgaria's largest State-owned coal mines Maritsa Iztok have resumed coal extraction at all three open-pit mines.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:26 | Viewed: 1225

Key Bulgarian Mins Hold Energy Talks in Moscow after Clinton Visit

Bulgarian vice-PM and Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov and Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov discussed joint energy projects with Russia with Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Tuesday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2012, Tuesday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1416

Floods in Southern Bulgaria Hit Coal, Briquette Production

Briquette production at the Brikel plant in the southern Bulgarian town of Galabovo has stopped due to halted coal supplies from the state-owned Maritsa Iztok Mines.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2012, Monday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1827

US Respects Bulgaria's Stance on Shale Gas - Envoy

US Secretary of State Hillary Cinton has agreed with Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov that environmental safety should be the highest priority as far as shale gas research and exploration are concerned, US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick said.

Business » Energy | February 6, 2012, Monday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1239

During Clinton Visit, Bulgarian Rightists Liken Gazprom to Red Army

Bulgaria should lift its recently imposed moratorium for exploration and production of shale gas, argued rightist Union of Democratic Forces at a press conference Sunday.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 18:43 | Viewed: 1606

Bulgarian PM: Clinton Agreed to Put Environment before Energy

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have agreed to protect the environment in pursuing their energy policies at a meeting in Sofia Sunday.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1742

Clinton Doesn't Mention Shale Gas in Bulgaria, Vows to Send Energy Envoy

Bulgaria is a key country for the United States in terms of energy strategy, it transpired during US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Sofia Sunday.

Business » Energy | February 5, 2012, Sunday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1479

Russian Gas Supplies for Bulgaria Back to Normal

Russian gas supplies for Bulgaria and transit for Turkey, Greece and Macedonia have been reinstated to normal volume, the Ministry of Economy and Energy reports Saturday.

Business » Energy | February 4, 2012, Saturday // 14:36 | Viewed: 1296

Lower Austria Backs Bulgaria's Hydro Project, Schengen Entry

Lower Austria fully supports the advancing of the "Gorna Arda" hydro power plant project, says the province's Governor, Edwin Proll.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2012, Friday // 17:07 | Viewed: 2281

Bulgartransgaz Reports 1/3 Drop in Russian Gas Supplies

Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Macedonia have been reduced by 1/3, according to Kiril Temelkov, CEO of Bulgaria's state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2012, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 3662

Bulgarian Right Wingers Rise against Shale Gas Fracking Ban

Several MPs with the right-wing Bulgarian Blue Coalition have prepared a draft resolution against the recent ban imposed on the use of hydraulic fracturing in the country.

Business » Energy | February 2, 2012, Thursday // 13:18 | Viewed: 1726

Bulgaria to Pay Debt on Burgas-Alexandroupolis in 2012

Bulgaria plans to pay its debt on the Bourgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline in 2012, said Plamen Grozdanov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Moscow.

Business » Energy | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 2052

Gazprom Tables USD 31 B Profits Q1-Q3 2011

Russian natural gas giant Gazprom announced it has pocketed a net profit of RUB 940.8 B for the first 9 months of last year.

Business » Energy | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 12:20 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgaria with Record High Electricity Use over Polar Cold

Bulgaria has registered a new record of electricity consumption over the freezing cold that has gripped the country, the Electric Energy System Operator, EESO, reported Wednesday.

Business » Energy | February 1, 2012, Wednesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 1453

Bulgaria Has Resumed Export of Electric Power

Bulgaria has resumed exporting electric power at 1 am Saturday, January 28, on the order Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2012, Saturday // 12:26 | Viewed: 1813

Bulgarian Govt to Sell Up to 25% of State Energy Holding

Bulgaria's Cabinet is considering privatizing a minority share of the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding, a deputy economy minister has confirmed.

Business » Energy | January 27, 2012, Friday // 19:34 | Viewed: 2123

Russia's Lukoil Pours USD 1.5 B in Hydrocracking Facility in Bulgaria

The Lukoil Neftochim Refinery in Bulgaria's Burgas, a subsidiary of the Russian energy giant, has kicked off a USD 1.5 B investment in a large hydrocracking catalyst installation that will process petroleum waste.

Business » Energy | January 25, 2012, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 4752

Bulgarians Eager to Export Anti-Shale Gas Ideas to Romania

The entity that triggered the recent mass protests against shale gas exploration and extraction in Bulgaria is eager to spread anti-shale gas awareness to the neighbor country of Romania, it has been made clear.

Business » Energy | January 24, 2012, Tuesday // 16:36 | Viewed: 2129
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