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Bulgaria to Respond to Miners' Strike by Stopping Electricity Export

Commenting on the strike at the state-owned coal mining company, Bulgarian Energy Minister Traicho Traikov announced that Bulgaria would stop exporting electricity at 01 a.

Business » Energy | January 20, 2012, Friday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1719

Bulgarian Maritsa Iztok Mines Drop Legal Claim against Strike

The governing body of Bulgaria's biggest State-owned coal-mining company, the Maritsa Iztok Mines, has withdrawn Friday morning its claim with the Court to declare the workers' strike illegal.

Business » Energy | January 20, 2012, Friday // 14:02 | Viewed: 1662

Talks on Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines Strike Resume

Тhe talks between the  governing body of Bulgaria' s biggest State-owned coal-mining company, the Maritsa Iztok Mines, and the syndicates are resuming Friday, while the strike there is entering its sixth day.

Business » Energy | January 20, 2012, Friday // 08:13 | Viewed: 1600

Poland Shale Gas Ambitions Undaunted by Bulgarian 'No'

The ban on the exploration and production of shale gas in Bulgaria has in no way affected the resolution of the Polish government to pursue the approach in Poland.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 19:44 | Viewed: 2733

US Grows More Pessimistic on Nabucco Pipeline

The full implementation of the Nabucco gas pipeline becomes less probable every year, according to the the Special Envoy on Eurasian Energy Issues of the US State Department Richard Morningstar.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 2273

Bulgarian Govt Will Reverse Shale Gas Ban Within Months – Expert

Ilian Vassilev, energy expert and former Ambassador of Bulgaria to Russia, has criticized the government for the newly imposed all-out ban on hydraulic fracturing, saying that it betrayed weakness.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 16:02 | Viewed: 2496

German Investors Show Interest in Biomass Production in Bulgaria

German investors have shown interest in biomass production in Bulgaria, according to Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov, who is on a visit to Berlin.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1881

Watchdog Clears E.ON Bulgaria Sale to Energo-Pro

Bulgaria's Commission on Protection of Competition (CPC) has cleared the acquisition of E.ON Bulgaria EAD by Czech utility Energo-Pro.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 12:27 | Viewed: 1880

Strike Day 5 at Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines

The strike at Bulgaria' s biggest state-owned coal-mining company, the Maritsa Iztok Mines, headed into a fifth day on Thursday.

Business » Energy | January 19, 2012, Thursday // 11:42 | Viewed: 1268

Major Bulgarian TPP to Switch to Brown Coal over Mining Strike

Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok 2 Thermal Power Plant has conducted a successful experiment with burning brown coal from the Pernik basin.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 18:19 | Viewed: 2070

Bulgaria Pressured to Invest in Green Energy - PM

Bulgaria is under a huge pressure to invest in green energy, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov stated during his visit to Germany.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 12:56 | Viewed: 1939

Strike at Bulgaria's Maritsa Iztok Mines Enters Day 4

The strike at Maritsa Iztok Mines AD has so far brought losses of BGN 4 M for the company, according to Evgeni Stoykov executive director of the state-owned coal mining company.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 12:38 | Viewed: 1390

Bulgaria Scraps Full Ban on Shale Gas Exploration,Extraction

Bulgaria's Parliament did not support the bill proposed by the left-wing Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) that envisioned a full ban on the exploration and extraction in the country.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 12:04 | Viewed: 2452

US Ambassador to Bulgaria: Do You Really Want to Chase Away Chevron?

Bulgaria should think twice before expelling US energy giant Chevron from its territory, American Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick has stated.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2239

Bulgaria MPs to Vote Ban on Hydrofracking Technology

Bulgaria's parliament will vote on Wednesday the proposed ban on the use of hydrofracking technology in the extraction and exploration of gas and oil in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 18, 2012, Wednesday // 09:14 | Viewed: 1869

Bulgaria Mulls Permanent Ban on Hydrofracking Technology

The ban on the use of hydrofracking technology in the extraction and exploration of gas and oil in Bulgaria will be permanent.

Business » Energy | January 17, 2012, Tuesday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2695

Bulgaria's GERB Lifts Chevron Shale Gas License

The cabinet of the ruling, center-right Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria party, GERB, withdrew Tuesday its decision granting rights to sign a contract with the US company "Chevron.

Business » Energy | January 17, 2012, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 2468

Bulgaria Miners Keep Up Strike, Electricity Hike Looms

The effective strike of miners at Bulgaria's state-owned coal mining company Maritsa Iztok Mines is entering its third day on Tuesday, with protesters demanding a cash bonus.

Business » Energy | January 17, 2012, Tuesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 3050

Bulgarian Energy Minister Attributes Shale Gas Worries to Lack of Information

Energy Minister Traicho Traikov has attributed public anxiety about shale gas development to the serious scarcity of information on the topic.

Business » Energy | January 16, 2012, Monday // 18:17 | Viewed: 4159

Bulgaria's Rulers to Go for Temporary Ban on Shale Gas Exploration

Bulgaria's ruling center-right party GERB has decided to approve a temporary moratorium on the exploration and extraction of shale gas amidst a day after mass protest rallies took place in 12 Bulgarian cities over the issue.

Business » Energy | January 16, 2012, Monday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3529

Bulgaria's Customs Agency Declares Lukoil Refinery Legally Compliant

The Lukoil Neftochim refinery in the Black Sea city of Burgas was awarded Monday protocols certifying the compliance of its measuring equipment with the statutory requirements.

Business » Energy | January 16, 2012, Monday // 15:29 | Viewed: 4448
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