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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: 1512

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: 740

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: 760

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

Gas Power Plant on Belene Site Just Option - Bulgarian Deputy Minister

The idea to build a natural gas power plant on the site of the Belene NPP is just one option but the fate of the terrain is yet to be decided, according to Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Energy and Economy Minister.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:42 | Viewed: 766

Cancellation of Belene NPP Project Should be Revoked – Mayor

Petar Dulev, Mayor of the northern town of Belene, has expressed optimism that the decision for the suspension of the nuclear power plant project will be revoked.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 20:22 | Viewed: 710

Belene NPP Cannot Spoil Bulgaria-Russia Relations – PM Borisov

Commenting on the decision to quit the Belene NPP project, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has voiced hopes that Bulgaria and Russia will retain friendly relations.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 19:48 | Viewed: 949

Propane Tank Explosion, Fire near Sofia

A propane butane tank truck has exploded in a warehouse near the Chelopechene residential district in Sofia and another one is burning, according to a statement of the Interior Ministry.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1541

Rosatom Head: Belene NPP Cancellation by Bulgaria Is Negligible Loss

Sergey Kirienko has said that a potential decision of the Bulgarian authorities to quit the construction of the Belene NPP will not lead to significant losses for Rosatom.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:47 | Viewed: 993

Bulgaria Seeks Investors for Gas Turbine Power Plant

Bulgaria is looking for potential investors in its gas turbine power plant that is to be constructed in the Danube town of Belene, the country's Deputy Economy and Energy Minister Valentin Nikolov has revealed.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 17:44 | Viewed: 1020

Bulgarian President Praises Govt Decision to Quit Belene NPP

Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has backed the government's decision to scrap the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:09 | Viewed: 604

Bulgarian Ex Energy Minister: Common Sense Prevailed on Belene NPP

Traicho Traikov, former Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, has sided with the reactions of approval for the government's decision to quit Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 16:00 | Viewed: 742

Belene Nuclear Power Plant Canceled, Bulgarian PM Confirms

Bulgaria has quit the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project, the country's Prime Minister has confirmed.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 2138

Bulgaria Rightist to PM: Congratulations for Scrapping Belene!

Rightist leader Martin Dimitrov has praised the decision of the center-right GERB government to quit the Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:06 | Viewed: 603

Bulgarian Right Wing Leader Lauds Abandon of Belene NPP

Bulgaria's decision to halt the Belene Nuclear Power Plant project is very significant because with it the country returns to the geopolitics of Europe and NATO, according to right-wing leader, Ivan Kostov.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 631

Bulgaria Socialists Slam Quitting Belene N-Plant

Bulgaria's former energy minister, part of the previous Socialist-led coalition, has blasted the decision of the current center-right government to abandon plans for a second nuclear power plant in Belene.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:58 | Viewed: 622

Bulgarian Ambassador to US Backs Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgarian Ambassador in Washington DC, Elena Poptodorova, says that the subject of shale gas exploration in the country must be examined more calmly.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 853

Bulgaria Quits Belene Nuclear Power Plant Project

Bulgaria's Belene Nuclear Power Plant will not be constructed, the country's Deputy Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov announced on on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 10609

Bulgaria to Fork Out BGN 2 M after Quitting BA Pipe

Bulgaria will issue another 18 000 shares to cover expenses of Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the government decided on Wednesday without providing details.

Business » Energy | March 28, 2012, Wednesday // 13:23 | Viewed: 594
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