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Gazprom: We Got Final Say on South Stream Route

Gazprom will have the final say for the South Stream route, despite Bulgaria's and Serbia's wishes, the press service of the Russian concern has told the Serbian daily "Blic".

Business » Energy | August 11, 2010, Wednesday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1771

Industry Minister: Serbia Eager for Bulgarian Belene NPP

Serbian Minister of Industry Petar Skundric told the Tanjug agency that participating in the construction of the future Belene NPP in Bulgaria will prove good for Serbia.

Business » Energy | August 10, 2010, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 2022

Zoellick: World Bank to Boost Bulgaria's Energy Security

The President of the World Bank Robert Zoellick, who is on an official visit to Bulgaria, met Tuesday with Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov to discuss the economic potential of Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | August 10, 2010, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1674

Bulgarian Energy Watchdog to Check Company over Power Outage

Bulgaria's State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) will check the investments by the National Electric Company (NEK) for the past four years.

Business » Energy | August 10, 2010, Tuesday // 12:39 | Viewed: 1229

Russian Press: Bulgaria, Serbia Plot behind Gazprom's Back

Serbian President, Boris Tadic, and Bulgarian Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, agreed on the route of the South Stream gas pipeline behind Gazprom's back, the Russian newspaper Komersant writes Tuesday.

Business » Energy | August 10, 2010, Tuesday // 10:28 | Viewed: 2692

Serbia Decides on Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant in Fall

The majority in the Serbian cabinet supports the country's participation in Bulgaria's Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project, according to the Serbian newspaper "Vecherne Novosti.

Business » Energy | August 9, 2010, Monday // 12:03 | Viewed: 1601

Energy Minister Supports Serbian Participation in Bulgarian NPP

The Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy, Petar Skundric, had offered support to his country's inclusion in the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Bulgarian Danube town of Belene.

Business » Energy | August 7, 2010, Saturday // 17:34 | Viewed: 1713

Serbia Vows to Take Part in Bulgaria's Nuclear Plant Project

Serbia will participate in the project to build a second Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Bulgarian Danube town of Belene, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Saturday.

Business » Energy | August 7, 2010, Saturday // 13:11 | Viewed: 1996

Bulgaria, Serbia Agree on South Stream Gas Line Route

The Russian South Stream gas pipeline will pass through the town of Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Saturday.

Business » Energy | August 7, 2010, Saturday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1878

Bulgarian Govt Grants Melrose 10 Year Gas Concession

Bulgaria's Cabinet has granted a ten-year concession for the extraction of natural gas to the UK company Melrose Resources.

Business » Energy | August 4, 2010, Wednesday // 17:25 | Viewed: 2087

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Head Predicts 10-15% Drop of Gas Prices

The head of the Bulgarian State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) has announced that the price for natural gas may drop by 10-15% from October.

Business » Energy | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1566

EVN Power Utility Rebuts Bulgarian Audit Results

The Austrian-owned power utility EVN had submitted written objections to the conclusions of the report of the Bulgarian State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR).

Business » Energy | August 3, 2010, Tuesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1814

Minister Hopes to Start Nabucco with Bulgaria-Turkey Pipe in 1 Year

The start of the EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco should be given with the construction of of a gas network connection between Bulgaria and Turkey within one year, according to Economy Minister Traikov.

Business » Energy | August 2, 2010, Monday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1779

Bulgarian Govt to Go for Expanding Kozloduy NPP If Belene Fails

Bulgaria is definitely going to expand its nuclear energy capacity even if the construction of the Belene NPP fails, Economy Minister Traicho Traikov has declared.

Business » Energy | August 2, 2010, Monday // 17:23 | Viewed: 1763

Bulgaria to Receive Green Energy Funding from Norway

Norway will give Bulgaria financial support for projects focused mostly on environment and energy efficiency issues.

Business » Energy | August 2, 2010, Monday // 16:23 | Viewed: 2295

Energy Minister: AES Wants to Alter Bulgarian Legislation

American energy company AES is intentionally protracting its project for building a solar power plant near Silistra, because it wants changes introduced in Bulgaria's law on renewable energy, said Minister of Energy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | July 31, 2010, Saturday // 10:39 | Viewed: 2024

Bulgaria, EVN Yet to Share Out Stakes in Hydro Project - Min

Bulgaria's economy minister has tried to assuage opposition fears over a deal that granted Austrian utility EVN a majority stake in a hydro project on the Arda river, known as Gorna Arda.

Business » Energy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 18:17 | Viewed: 1723

EU Spokesperson: South Stream Cannot Be EU Priority

The South Stream gas pipeline project cannot possibly become a priority project for the European Union said Friday Marlene Holzner, spokesperson for EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger.

Business » Energy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1921

Bulgaria Socialists Alarmed over EVN Stake in Hydro Project

Bulgaria's former prime minister and Socialist leader Sergey Stanishev has slammed an agreement under which the Austrian utility EVN got a majority stake in Bulgaria hydro project on the Arda river, known as Gorna Arda.

Business » Energy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1586

Fitch Puts Bulgaria's Petrol on Rating Watch Negative

International credit agency Fitch has placed Bulgaria-based fuel distributor Petrol AD's Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of 'CC' on Rating Watch Negative (RWN).

Business » Energy | July 30, 2010, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1820

Ex Bulgarian Energy Minister Escapes Prosecution

Bulgaria's former Energy Minister, Rumen Ovcharov, will not be probed by the Sofia City Appellate Prosecutor's Office over the annexes to the gas contracts signed with Russia in 2006.

Business » Energy | July 29, 2010, Thursday // 18:08 | Viewed: 1362
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