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Bulgaria Courts Canadian Companies to Bid for Deep Gas Drilling

Bulgaria's economy minister has invited Canadian companies to apply for deep drilling a day after Chevron Corp said it is interested in extracting shale gas in the country.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1441

German Papers: Gazprom Wants to Knock Nabucco Out

German papers Handelsblatt and Die Welt write Tuesday that Russian energy giant is taking concrete steps to hinder the completion of EU gas pipeline Nabucco.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1876

Bulgarian Regulator: No Violations in Gas Price-Formation

Тhe Bulgarian State Commission for Energy Regulation's chair Angel Semerdzhiev announced Tuesday that no violations are present in the way prices for natural gas are formed in the country.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 15:43 | Viewed: 1344

Bulgarian State Energy Watchdog to Penalize Power Utilities

The Bulgarian state energy regulator will impose fines on electrical energy power utilities based on results from the regulatory audit it conducted.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 15:01 | Viewed: 1183

US Ambassador Presents Major Gas Alternative for Bulgaria

The US ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick gave an official presentation Tuesday of American company Chevron, which has expressed interest in drilling for shale gas in the country.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 2295

CEZ Power Utility Protests Treatment from Bulgarian Energy Watchdog

Czech-owned power utility CEZ claimed Tuesday that the actions of Bulgarian state regulator foster unjustified "public pressure" on their businesses

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 13:21 | Viewed: 1415

RWE Says to Consider Russia's Gazprom Offer over South Stream

German utility RWE will consider Russia's Gazprom offer for joining its South Stream gas pipeline project, the company announced after the German daily Handelsblatt broke the news, citing unnamed insiders.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 12:45 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgarian Watchdog: Power Utilities Violate Law, Market Rules

Electrical power utilities working in Bulgaria have engaged in non-market behavior and committed a number of regulatory violations, the state energy watchdog announced in its conclusive audit findings.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 1335

Belene Nuclear Plant High on Tadic Agenda in Bulgaria

Serbian President Boris Tadic is expected to discuss the country's participation in Bulgaria's second nuclear power plant of Belene during his upcoming visit to Sofia on Friday.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1743

Macedonia Said to Eye Participation in Bulgaria's Nuclear Project

Macedonia is considering the acquisition of a minority stake in Bulgaria's second nuclear power plant of Belene, which has stalled over lack of funding, according to media reports.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1591

Bulgaria Faces EU Anger over Wind Energy Restrictions

The European Commission may launch an infringement procedure over limitations on projects for producing energy from wind-energy sources, the Bulgarian wind-energy association has warned.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2010, Monday // 17:19 | Viewed: 1983

Bulgaria Hopes to Get Belene Nuclear Plant Consultant by Sept

The Bulgarian Energy Holding is expected to pick a consultant to help it decide how to proceed and attract new investors for the planned Belene nuclear power plant by September, the energy minister has said.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2010, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 1728

Russia's Gazprom Said to Court RWE over South Stream

Russia's Gazprom has offered German utility RWE to join its South Stream gas pipeline project, the German daily Handelsblatt reported, citing unnamed insiders.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2010, Monday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1170

Bulgarian Steelmaker to Build Solar Park in Radomir

Bulgarian steelmaker Radomir Metal Industries, the biggest plant in the town of Radomir, Western Bulgarian, has announced plans for building a solar park on its territory.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2010, Monday // 14:22 | Viewed: 1167

Bulgarian Parliament Speaker Reiterates Commitment for Belene NPP

"Belene NPP is a vital project", said speaker of the Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva on a visit to industries in northern Bulgarian city of Pleven.

Business » Energy | July 12, 2010, Monday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1006

GDF Suez Mulls EUR 5 M Investment in Biomass Plant in Bulgaria

French energy company GDF Suez is considering investing EUR 5 M in a biomass plant in the Bulgarian mountain resort of Bansko.

Business » Energy | July 11, 2010, Sunday // 11:24 | Viewed: 2016

Bulgarian PM Upbeat about South Stream Pipeline Profits

Bulgaria stands to benefit a lot from the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline, according to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 03:47 | Viewed: 1725

Bulgaria's PM Writes Off Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline Once Again

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested once again that the Russian-sponsored Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project will fail to be realized.

Business » Energy | July 10, 2010, Saturday // 02:57 | Viewed: 1644

Bulgaria to Receive Russia's Gas Price Parameters in 1 Month

By August 10, the Bulgarian state company "Bulgargaz" will receive an offer from the Russian "Gazprom" for the price parameters of the new contracts for gas supply after 2011.

Business » Energy | July 9, 2010, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1508

Russia Shilly-Shally over Gas Price for Bulgaria - Minister

Representatives of Russia' s giant Gazprom have sent mixed signals during talks with a delegation of Bulgarian experts, who want to eliminate the notorious intermediaries in the purchase of natural gas from Russia and cut its price.

Business » Energy | July 9, 2010, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1478

Italy's Enel: No Deal Sealed for Bulgaria's Thermal Power Plant

Italian energy giant Enel has denied reports that the sale of its stake in Bulgaria's Maritsa East 3 coal-fired power plant has been wrapped up.

Business » Energy | July 9, 2010, Friday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1948
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