There is a major US investor, interested in becoming involved in activities related to the processing of used nuclear fuel in Bulgaria, American Ambassador, James Warlick, says.
Bulgaria's Competition Protection Agency has terminated a tender for a new type of power line that was supposed to alleviate the insufficient transit capacity in the Northeast.
Bulgaria is the country which was named as problematic for the realization of the South Stream gas transit pipeline mentioned by Italian PM Berlusconi in St. Petersburg on Saturday.
Bulgaria's contract with Russia's Atomstroyexport, commissioned to build the planned 2,000 megawatt Belene nuclear plant on the Danube River, which has stalled over lack of funding, will be extended by six months, reports say.
The Prime Ministers of Russia and Italy, Vladimir Putin and Silvio Berlusconi, have paved the way for German companies to join the South Stream gas transit pipeline.
The EU-sponsored gas transit pipeline Nabucco has achieved much progress so far, Reinhard Mitschek, Managing Director of Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH said for Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency).
Britain's JKX Oil & Gas, the operator of the B1-Golitza license in Bulgaria, announced it has plugged and abandoned the Staro Oryahovo South R-01 exploration well in the eastern part of the country.
The Bulgarian government has formally approved a 5-year concession for oil and gas prospecting in a 400 sq.km. area in northeast Bulgaria for North American company Park Place Energy Corp.
Russia's state power trader Inter RAO has been tipped as the most likely buyer of a majority stake in Bulgaria's Maritsa East 3 coal-fired power plant, controlled by Italy's Enel SpA, according to reports.
Bulgaria's environment ministry has received an environment assessment study of the planned Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and is expected to rule on it in a month.
Bulgaria has coordinated its position on the Nabucco gas transit pipeline with Turkey and Georgia, and will be seeking further support from the EU to accelerate the project.
Bulgaria should be able to start exporting electricity to Turkey end of October, the energy ministers of the two countries agreed in Sofia.
Bulgaria is in negotiations with Georgia for the transit of 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Azerbaijan.
Standard&Poor's Ratings Services announced it has lowered the corporate credit rating on Bulgaria-based National Electricity Utility NEK.
The Bulgarian Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Danube town of Kozloduy is holding Saturday an open doors day, the NPP informs.
Czech-owned power utility CEZ has formally approved the decision to pay a total dividend of BGN 41 M to the Bulgarian government.
Bulgarian Energy Minister Traicho Traikov has met with his Turkish counterpart, Taner Yildiz, during the second edition of the two-day "Black Sea Energy and Economy Forum" in Istanbul.
Edinburgh- based oil and gas explorer Melrose Resources has landed a seven-year concession contract to extract natural gas from the Kaliakra field in Bulgaria, the government announced.
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