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Borisov, Putin with New Phone Talks on Energy

Bulgaria's and Russia's Prime Ministers, Boyko Borisov and Vladimir Putin, have discussed the joint energy projects in a third telephone call for the past three weeks, the spokesman of the Russian government has announced.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 17:09 | Viewed: 1379

Bulgarian Govt Gives Go-Ahead to South Stream Pipeline

Bulgaria has finally dispelled any doubts about its commitment to the Russian-sponsored South Stream gas transit pipeline as the Borisov Cabinet decided to sign a shareholders' agreement with Gazprom for the construction of the project's Bulgarian section

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1714

Bulgaria Offers Macedonia Share in Belene Nuclear Plant

After it already held talks with Serbia and Crotia, Bulgaria has also approached Macedonia with an offer for a share in the future Belene Nuclear Power Plant.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 12:40 | Viewed: 1593

Bulgaria Buys Time on Russian Oil Pipeline for Financial Reasons - Ex Official

The decision of the Bulgarian government that the environmental impact assessment of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline is inadequate is aimed at buying time, according to Plamen Rusev, ex-director of Bulgarian branch of the project company.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2010, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 1750

Burgas-Alexandroupolis EIA Unsatisfactory, Project Protracted

The environmental impact assessment of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline is inadequate and needs to be reworked, according to the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 17:11 | Viewed: 2072

Croatia Won't Join Bulgarian Belene NPP

Croatia has chosen not to join the project for constructing a second NPP in Bulgaria, announced PM Jadranka Kosor.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 15:18 | Viewed: 1229

Bulgarian Energy Minister Reprimands US Ambassador on Shale Gas

US ambassador to Sofia James Warlick needs to do his homework on the legal framework of exploration for natural resources in Bulgaria, according to Minister of Energy and Economy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 1713

Bulgaria Moves to Extend Life of Kozloduy NPP

The Bulgarian authorities have started procedures to extend the lifespan of the two operational reactors of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1223

Bulgaria Demands to Pay Less for Russian Gas

The Bulgarian government is to have talks with Russia concerning a possible lowering of Russian gas price, energy minister Traicho Traikov stated.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 1362

Serbia Mulls Upping Share in Bulgaria's Nuclear Project

Serbia will attempt to increase its share in Bulgaria's future Belene Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) from the initially proposed 1% to 2% to 5%.

Business » Energy | November 9, 2010, Tuesday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1517

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: 1677

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: 1874

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: 1600

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: 1496

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: 2616

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: 1338

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: 1441

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: 2190

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: 1543

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: 2118

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: 2494