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Bulgarian Govt Stalls BA Pipeline Decision by 1 More Week

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry has postponed by one addition week its final decision on the fate of the troubled Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project.

Business » Energy | October 31, 2011, Monday // 16:15 | Viewed: 1856

Bulgaria Unaware of Russia's Plans for Costlier Penalty over Belene

Bulgaria has not been officially notified of Russia's plans to more than double its EUR 58 M claim against Bulgarian state utility NEK, which it filed at an arbitration court in Paris in July.

Business » Energy | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 13:28 | Viewed: 2570

Russia Threatens to Double Claim against Bulgaria over Belene

Russia's nuclear company has warned it may double its EUR 58 M claim against Bulgarian state utility NEK, which it filed in July over delayed payments on Belene nuclear project.

Business » Energy | October 27, 2011, Thursday // 11:31 | Viewed: 1646

Iran Labels Nabucco Gas Pipeline as 'Dead Project'

Iran has termed the Nabucco pipeline project a "dead plan", offering to supply gas to Europe via Turkmenistan.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 2438

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Opens Free Market to Small Business

Amendments are pending in the Bulgarian Electric Power Act to allow the small and medium business to enter the free electricity market.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1467

Bulgaria Angles for Russian Funding of Nuclear Project

British bank HSBC, consultant of Belene nuclear project, has started working on an assignment for attracting financing by Russia's Rosatom, Bulgaria's energy holding announced.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2011, Tuesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1723

Bulgaria Calls Upon EU to Set Up 'Energy Schengen Agreement'

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Traicho Traikov has made a call for the forming of an "Energy Schengen Area", i.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2011, Monday // 17:54 | Viewed: 2562

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Probes 2 EPPs over Outages

Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation, DKEVR, has ordered emergency probes at two of the country's three Electric Power Utilities, EPP.

Business » Energy | October 22, 2011, Saturday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1590

Bulgaria To Award Oil, Gas Exploration Rights in Black Sea Exclusive Economic Zone

The government has approved the launch of procedures for issuing an oil and gas prospecting and exploration permit at the Khan Asparuh 1-21 Block located in Bulgaria's Black Sea exclusive economic zone.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2011, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1956

Bulgarian Energy Minister Opposes Methane Price Hike

Introducing an excise duty on methane and natural gas in Bulgaria must be delayed as long as possible, and never be drastic, according to the country's Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | October 18, 2011, Tuesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 1303

Bulgarian PM Makes Final Call on Sacking Methane Hike

There will be definitely no excise duty on methane in Bulgaria over the fact it would lead to a price hike of many other services which the country cannot afford in times of economic crisis.

Business » Energy | October 17, 2011, Monday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1131

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry to Scrap Methane Excise Hike

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry is mulling giving up on plans to introduce excise on methane from January 1, 2011, which is expected to up heating prices as well.

Business » Energy | October 17, 2011, Monday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1091

Bulgaria to Launch 2nd Refinery in Pleven

The refinery Plama in Bulgaria's northern city of Pleven is going to reopen in December 2011.

Business » Energy | October 17, 2011, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2917

Sofia Heating Utility Ready to Enter Winter Mode

The heating utility in Bulgaria's capital Sofia announced it is ready to start providing heat to customers as of next Monday, but would rather not because of the expected warm spell.

Business » Energy | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 16:56 | Viewed: 1628

Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Kozloduy Holds Open Doors Day

The Bulgarian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Kozloduy is holding Saturday an open doors day, the NPP informs.

Business » Energy | October 15, 2011, Saturday // 10:08 | Viewed: 1181

Key Nabucco Shareholder Hints at Further Delay

The launch of the EU-backed gas pipeline project Nabucco may be postponed by another year to 2018.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2011, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1603

Bulgaria's Finance Ministry Suggests Scrapping Excise Exemption for Methane

Amendments to Bulgaria's Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act proposed by the Finance Ministry provide for an increase in excise duty rates for a number of fuels and the introduction of excise duty rates for methane and natural gas for heating purposes.

Business » Energy | October 11, 2011, Tuesday // 16:12 | Viewed: 1559

Bulgaria's Capital Launches Electric Car Charging Stations

The capital Sofia will have several electric car charging stations in just weeks, according to Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | October 10, 2011, Monday // 16:20 | Viewed: 1980

Gazprom Unit Eyes Power Generation Assets in Europe, Asia

Russian energy giant Gazprom is interested in acquiring power generation assets in Great Britain, Germany and Benelux, according to Denis Fyodorov, CEO of Gazprom EnergoHolding.

Business » Energy | October 7, 2011, Friday // 17:42 | Viewed: 1562

Bulgaria Sues Russia in Geneva over Belene Project

Bulgaria's state-run power grid operator has tabled a lawsuit in Geneva against Russia's state nuclear company Atomstroyexport over delayed payments on the planned Belene nuclear plant, the energy minister said on Thursday.

Business » Energy | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1880

Philips Unveils First Balkan Peninsula Showroom in Bulgaria

Philips has unveiled its first showroom in Bulgaria and on the Balkans displaying innovative home lighting solutions.

Business » Energy | October 6, 2011, Thursday // 14:35 | Viewed: 1908