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Bulgaria 'Deeply Worried' about Nabucco Gas Pipeline

Bulgarian Economy Minister Traikov has expressed deep concern about the future of the Nabucco gas transit pipeline project before the Vienna Economic Forum.

Business » Energy | November 8, 2010, Monday // 20:03 | Viewed: 1672

US Ambassador: Chevron Wants to Help Bulgaria Diversify Gas Supply

Bulgaria needs to put some serious consideration into diversifying its energy sources, according to US ambassador to Sofia James Warlick.

Business » Energy | November 8, 2010, Monday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1868

Bulgaria PM Urges Serbia, Croatia to Respond about Belene NPP by Week's End

Serbia and Croatia have to announce by the end of the week whether they will participate as shareholders in the project for Bulgaria’s future second nuclear power plant at Belene on the Danube, the Bulgarian PM said.

Business » Energy | November 8, 2010, Monday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1592

CEZ-owned Varna PP Safeguards Bulgaria's Power Supply

The Varna Power Plant, owned by Czech power utility CEZ, has reported it has actively contributed to Bulgaria's power supply during the recent delay in the re-launching of Unit 6 of Kozoduy NPP.

Business » Energy | November 7, 2010, Sunday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1488

Bulgaria Offers Serbia, Croatia 2% Stakes in Belene Nuclear Plant ahead of Putin Visit

Bulgaria's Cabinet has invited both Serbia and Croatia to participate as shareholders in the project for the country's future second nuclear power plant at Belene on the Danube.

Business » Energy | November 5, 2010, Friday // 23:00 | Viewed: 2583

Unit 6 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Back in Business

Unit 6 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant has been turned on after being off for scheduled annual repair and refueling, the Economy Ministry has announced.

Business » Energy | November 5, 2010, Friday // 14:50 | Viewed: 1332

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP CEO Resigns

The Executive Director of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, Dimitar Angelov, has resigned from his position, the Economy Minister, Traicho Traikov, has announced.

Business » Energy | November 5, 2010, Friday // 14:21 | Viewed: 1434

Bulgaria, Russia Start First Tender for South Stream

The Bulgarian Energy Holding and Gazprom have announced the start of a tender to select a company to carry out a preliminary investment survey for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline on Bulgarian territory.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2010, Thursday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2183

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Fines Power Utilities

Bulgaria's State Commission on Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has fined the three power utilities, CEZ, E.ON and EVN, by BGN 2,97 M.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2010, Thursday // 12:52 | Viewed: 1542

Melrose Resources Begins Work on Bulgarian Gas Deposits

British oil and gas explorer Melrose Resources is starting work at its Bulgarian deposits Kaliakra and Kavarna on Thursday, the Bulgarian Economy Ministry has announced.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2010, Thursday // 08:27 | Viewed: 2108

Bulgarian PM Disses Burgas-Alexandroupoli Pipe on Eco-Grounds

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has reiterated his scepticism of the feasibility of the Burgas-Alexandroupoli oil pipeline, amid strong indications that he is warmly embracing other energy projects with Russia.

Business » Energy | November 2, 2010, Tuesday // 15:51 | Viewed: 2490

ITAR-TASS: Bulgarian PM Enthusiastic about Belene NPP

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov has stated in an inverview for ITAR-TASS that he is "wholeheartedly" backing the controversial Russian-sponsored Belene NPP project.

Business » Energy | November 2, 2010, Tuesday // 14:48 | Viewed: 1452

Borisov, Putin with New Phone Talks on Energy

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation Monday.

Business » Energy | November 1, 2010, Monday // 22:59 | Viewed: 1499

Bulgaria's Borisov Ruins Gazprom's Geopolitical Stand - Russian Expert

The geopolitical situation for Russia and its energy giant Gazprom in the Black Sea region deteriorated sharply after Boyko Borisov became Bulgaria's PM, according to a Russian paper.

Business » Energy | November 1, 2010, Monday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2170

Bulgaria Faces Up to EUR 2.5 B Cost Escalation for Belene NPP

An escalation of the cost of Belene NPP between EUR 0.5 B and 2.5 B is being negotiated between the Bulgarian government and Russian company Atomstroyexport.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2010, Thursday // 17:25 | Viewed: 1222

Bulgaria Reshuffles State Energy, Water Regulator

Bulgaria's Cabinet has replaced all but two of the members of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 19:42 | Viewed: 1370

Bavaria Confirms Interest in Bulgaria's Belene NPP

An investor from the German free province of Bavaria has stated interest in Bulgaria's project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Belene, a high-ranking official with the Bavarian Economy Ministry confirms.

Business » Energy | October 27, 2010, Wednesday // 14:15 | Viewed: 1599

Russia's Gazprom Refutes Lower Gas Prices 'Talk'

The Russian energy giant "Gazprom" does not plan to lower gas prices for Bulgaria any further, the Head of the company's International Business Department, Stanislav Tsigankov, says.

Business » Energy | October 26, 2010, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 1723

Ukraine Wants Joint Gas Company with Russia, EU

Ukraine has offered the establishment of a three-way joint company with Russia and the EU to guarantee the trade of natural gas supplies.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 21:06 | Viewed: 1486

Siemens Likely Strategic Investor in Bulgaria's Belene NPP

German company Siemens is most likely the new strategic investor in Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant, sources said.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 19:27 | Viewed: 2261

German Company to Join Scramble for South Stream Stakes

A senior Gazprom official has declared that a German company will become a shareholder of the South Stream gas transit pipeline together with the Rusisan energy giant, Italy's Eni, and France's EDF.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2010, Monday // 18:54 | Viewed: 1269