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Melrose Lands Yet Another Concession Contract in Bulgaria

Edinburgh- based oil and gas explorer Melrose Resources has landed a seven-year concession contract to extract natural gas from the Kaliakra field in Bulgaria, the government announced.

Business » Energy | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 16:26 | Viewed: 2616

Romania Wants to Export Electricity to Bulgaria

Romania could export more electricity to Bulgaria, according to Adrian Baiscusi, general manager of Romanian power grid operator Transelectrica (TEL).

Business » Energy | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 15:50 | Viewed: 1699

Bulgarian PM Asks Russians to Build Belene NPP for EUR 7 B

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov hinted he has asked Russian company Atomstroyexport to build the Belene Nuclear Power Plant for not more than EUR 7 B.

Business » Energy | September 30, 2010, Thursday // 11:21 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgaria with High Hopes for 2nd Black Sea Energy Forum

The second edition of the "Black Sea Energy and Economy Forum" has started in Istanbul with Bulgarian Economy Minister Traicho Traikov among the participants.

Business » Energy | September 29, 2010, Wednesday // 18:46 | Viewed: 1867

Macedonia Starts Gazprom Talks to Join South Stream

Macedonia will hold talks on October 1 with Russian gas giant Gazprom on joining the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 20:23 | Viewed: 1753

Bulgaria Energy Watchdog: NEK Off the Hook

The Bulgarian energy watchdog has announced it will not fine the National Electric Company (NEK) because it has not made any specific violations.

Business » Energy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 13:04 | Viewed: 1627

Bulgaria Energy Watchdog: No Decrease of Heating Price

The Bulgarian State Commission on Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) will discuss on Tuesday the decrease of the natural gas price by 1% from October.

Business » Energy | September 28, 2010, Tuesday // 08:13 | Viewed: 1340

5 Dirty Bulgarian Power Plants Face Closure, Trade Unions Indignant

Five power plants in Bulgaria that do not meet EU eco-requirements must close down by end of October, raising concern about environmental responsibility, energy supplies and unemployment.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2010, Monday // 14:37 | Viewed: 2128

Russia Anticipates Re-launch of Bulgaria Nuclear Plant

Russia has expectations that Bulgaria will renew the construction of its second Nuclear Power Plant in the Danube town of Belene, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS informs Monday.

Business » Energy | September 27, 2010, Monday // 10:18 | Viewed: 1635

Serbia Ready to Start Building South Stream

Serbia is about ready to start the construction of the South Stream gas transit pipeline, announced the head of the Srbijagas company Dusan Bajatovic.

Business » Energy | September 25, 2010, Saturday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1892

Bulgarian, Greek Energy Heads Talk Gas Pipeline Link

The Bulgarian and Greek ministers in charge of energy are meeting in Thessaloniki Wednesday in order to coordinate the project for connecting the natural gas pipeline networks of the two countries.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 16:49 | Viewed: 3547

CEZ Moves to Quit Romania's Cernavoda Nuclear Plant

Czech energy giant CEZ has started a procedure to exit the project for the expansion of Romania's nuclear power plant Cernavoda.

Business » Energy | September 22, 2010, Wednesday // 15:49 | Viewed: 2512

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog: NEK Should Shift Investments

Bulgaria's dominant state power utility NEK has not invested enough money in the maintenance of the transmission network in the country, a check by the state energy watchdog has showed.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 13:06 | Viewed: 1765

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Claims Unchanged Heating Prices

The price of central heating in all Bulgarian cities will remain unchanged throughout the whole heating season, the head of the State Commission on Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) announced.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1287

Neighbors Gulp on LNG as Bulgaria Slumbers

Hungary, Romania, Georgia and Azerbaijan joined forces in a project to deliver liquified natural gas from Azerbaijan to Romania and on to Hungary through Georgia.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1947

Bulgarian PM Enthuisastic about Belene NPP in the US

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said that Bulgaria is eager to start building its new Belene NPP during talks with US energy envoy for Eurasia Richard Morningstar.

Business » Energy | September 21, 2010, Tuesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgaria Shuts Unit 6 of Kozloduy NPP for Repairs

One of the two functioning reactors of Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear plant, Unit 6, has been turned off for its scheduled annual repairs and refueling.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2010, Saturday // 12:41 | Viewed: 1349

Charles Street: No Decision Yet on Bulgarian Deal

Charles Street Capital has announced that no firm decisions have been made on a deal to acquire uranium assets in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | September 18, 2010, Saturday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1288

Turkmenistan Boost for Nabucco Poses Threat to South Stream

Turkmenistan will be supplying natural gas for the EU-sponsored Nabucco transit pipeline, the country's President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has promised.

Business » Energy | September 17, 2010, Friday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2298

Bulgarian Economy Minister Woos Investors in Canada

Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov is on official visit to Canada, where he took part in the 21st World Energy Congress in Montreal.

Business » Energy | September 16, 2010, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1759

Sofia Seeks Chinese Partner for Debt-Ridden Heating Utility

Sofia deputy mayor has briefed the Governor of the Chinese province of Guangdong Wang Yang about the opportunities for Chinese investments in a cogeneration facility in the heating utility Toplofikatsiya Sofia.

Business » Energy | September 15, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1652
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