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Russia Ready with Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Reactor

Russia's Atomstroyexport has assembled the reactor for the first block of the Nuclear Power Plant NPP to be built in the Bulgarian Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | March 17, 2012, Saturday // 13:49 | Viewed: 2035

Bulgaria, Russia to Settle Belene NPP Issue in Court

The project to build a second Bulgarian nuclear power plant in the Danube town of Belene would not be solely a Russian-Bulgarian project, however, Belene will became a legal case.

Business » Energy | March 17, 2012, Saturday // 13:14 | Viewed: 856

Rompetrol Stunned by Bulgarian Watchdog's Fuel Cartel Claims

Rompetrol, one of the four gasoline and diesel traders said to be in a fuel price cartel, according to the Bulgarian Competition Protection Commission, has expressed at surprise at the watchdog's findings.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 19:51 | Viewed: 1521

Bulgaria's Anti-Trust Watchdog Digs Up Fuel Cartel

Bulgaria's Competition Protection Commission has discovered a cartel of major gasoline and diesel suppliers, the institution announced on Friday.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 3225

PM: Belene NPP Won't Be Just Bulgarian-Russian Project

The future second Bulgarian nuclear power plant at Belene will not be solely a project of Bulgaria and Russia, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1787

Bulgaria's New EconMin Has No New Stance on Belene NPP

Bulgaria's newly appointed Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev, has stated that his stance on the Belene "does not differ from the government's".

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 614

No Referendum on Belene NPP per se, Bulgarian President Says

There will be no referendum on the future of Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant, as it would be illegal under the country's legislation, President Rosen Plevneliev explained on Friday.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1092

Bulgaria May Hold Referendum on Belene NPP, Shale Gas

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has revealed that a referendum may determine the future of the country's Belene nuclear power plant project, as well as the potential shale gas exploration.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1369

Poland May Launch Shale Gas Production in 2014

Poland may start producing shale gas for commercial use in late 2014 or in 2015, the country's Treasury Minister Mikolaj Budzanowski has revealed.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2012, Thursday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1184

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: 818

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: 930

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: 1033

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: 1207

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: 1276

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: 1417

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: 758

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: 1675

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: 1200

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: 1674

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: 1305

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: 2070
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