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Russian Transneft Rebuts Scrapping Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Line

Shareholders in the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline have no intentions of giving up on it, the CEO of the Russian oil giant Transneft, Igor Demin, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 15:07 | Viewed: 2337

Bulgaria Unaware of Russia's Oil Pipe Cancelation Plans

Bulgaria has not received any official notification Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, Finance Minister, Simeon Djankov, says.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 14:40 | Viewed: 1605

Russia Scraps Burgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipe - Report

Russia plans to withdraw from the project to build the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS announced Wednesday, citing the daily "Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | February 16, 2011, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 2550

Bulgarian PM Woos Areva for Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has met with Anne Lauvergeon, the CEO of French public multinational conglomerate Areva, over nuclear energy cooperation prospects.

Business » Energy | February 15, 2011, Tuesday // 19:29 | Viewed: 2967

Hungary Lured into AGRI Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Hungary has joined the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania-Interconnection (AGRI) liquefied natural gas project, which is to build a pipeline to Central Europe.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 20:13 | Viewed: 4465

Bulgaria Drives Russia to Despair over Belene NPP - Report

Russia is perplexed as to whether to keep its efforts for the construction of the second Bulgarian nuclear power plant "Belene" or to renounce the deal and seek penalty payments from Bulgaria, according to the Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily.

Business » Energy | February 14, 2011, Monday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2036

Bulgarian Company to Build EV Charging Stations in Sofia, Top Resorts

Bulgarian company REnergY has announced plans to construct 15-20 charging stations for electric vehicles in the capital Sofia.

Business » Energy | February 11, 2011, Friday // 17:38 | Viewed: 2281

Bulgarian Energy Minister: Belene Nuke Game Gets Tougher

The Bulgarian Economy and Energy Minister, Traicho Traikov, vowed once again to never accept an unfavorable deal regarding plans to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1875

Burgas-Alexandroupolis Pipeline Project Might Be Terminated-Report

The project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline is expected to be terminated because Bulgarian shareholders have not performed their financial obligations.

Business » Energy | February 9, 2011, Wednesday // 15:00 | Viewed: 2395

Bulgarian PM with New Threats to Scrap Belene Nuclear Plant

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Tuesday the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene will be scrapped over the current terms proposed by the Russian side.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2145

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog Forecasts July Price Increase

The price of electric power is going up in Bulgaria beginning July 1 over the expenses of the three power utilities for the purchase of energy from renewable sources.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1469

Atomstroyexport: Bulgaria's Belene NPP Ready for Construction

The project for the construction of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria is in a high degree of readiness, according to Atomstroyexport.

Business » Energy | February 8, 2011, Tuesday // 11:08 | Viewed: 1836

Rosatom May Drop Bulgaria's Belene NPP - Report

Russian state energy company Rosatom may drop its project to build the Belene Nuclear Power Plant in Bulgaria, according to the French La Tribune daily.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2011, Monday // 18:31 | Viewed: 1944

Atomic Experts to Check Bulgaria's Kozloduy Power Plant

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) begins an audit on Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant on Monday.

Business » Energy | February 7, 2011, Monday // 13:23 | Viewed: 1658

Bulgaria PM: EU Rules Out Repeat of Gas Crisis

The European Union has vowed not to allow a repeat of the situation two years ago when gas supplies were suspended to European countries, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov told reporters Friday in Brussels.

Business » Energy | February 4, 2011, Friday // 21:39 | Viewed: 2468

Western Bulgaria's Utility CEZ to Invest BGN 59 M in 2011

The Czech-owned electricity provider of Sofia and Western Bulgaria CEZ plans to invest a total of BGN 59 M in its network and capacities in 2011.

Business » Energy | February 3, 2011, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 1898

Greece: Bulgaria's Balking at Oil Pipeline Is 'Madness'

Bulgaria's evolution towards a negative position with respect to the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline in unjust and unjustified, according to a Greek Deputy Minister.

Business » Energy | January 31, 2011, Monday // 15:57 | Viewed: 4617

CEZ Shocked, Outraged by Growth of Cable Thefts in Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Czech-owned power utility CEZ has announced that the damages the company suffered from thefts of cables from its network almost doubled in 2010 compared to 2009.

Business » Energy | January 30, 2011, Sunday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2222

Turkish Minister 'Delays' Nabucco till 2017

A statement of Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has delayed by two years the entering into operation of the EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 17:22 | Viewed: 2231

Bulgarian Lederbel Wins Black Sea Oil Bid

The Bulgarian Lederbel BG has won the tender to explore for oil in the Black Sea, region of Silistar, overcoming two other Bulgarian and one US company.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 14:07 | Viewed: 1879

Russian Inter RAO Mulls Borrowing EUR 300 M to Buy Bulgarian TPP

Russian state-owned energy company Inter RAO considers to borrow EUR 300 M in order to buy the Bulgarian Maritsa East 3 Thermal Power Plant from the Italian Enel.

Business » Energy | January 28, 2011, Friday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2387