US Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Richard Morningstar has arrived in Bulgaria and met Thursday with President, Rosen Plevneliev.
Bulgaria is fully committed to implementing the South Stream natural gas pipeline jointly with Russia, said Bulgarian Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov following his trip to Moscow.
Pavel Shopov, MP from nationalist party Ataka, has called for a moratorium on the sale of state-owned minority stakes in power distribution companies, arguing that their privatization would hurt public interests.
Bulgaria, Slovakia and Lithuania need an additional EUR 2.5 B for the decommissioning of eight non-upgradeable nuclear reactors, according to a report of the European Court of Auditors (ECA).
Russia fully guarantees adequate delivery of natural gas to Europe, stated Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko upon meeting Bulgarian counterpart Traicho Traikov in Moscow Tuesday.
The miners at Bulgaria's largest State-owned coal mines Maritsa Iztok have resumed coal extraction at all three open-pit mines.
Bulgarian vice-PM and Minister of Finance Simeon Djankov and Minister of Economy and Energy Traicho Traikov discussed joint energy projects with Russia with Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko Tuesday.
Briquette production at the Brikel plant in the southern Bulgarian town of Galabovo has stopped due to halted coal supplies from the state-owned Maritsa Iztok Mines.
US Secretary of State Hillary Cinton has agreed with Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov that environmental safety should be the highest priority as far as shale gas research and exploration are concerned, US Ambassador to Bulgaria James Warlick said.
Bulgaria should lift its recently imposed moratorium for exploration and production of shale gas, argued rightist Union of Democratic Forces at a press conference Sunday.
Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have agreed to protect the environment in pursuing their energy policies at a meeting in Sofia Sunday.
Bulgaria is a key country for the United States in terms of energy strategy, it transpired during US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Sofia Sunday.
Lower Austria fully supports the advancing of the "Gorna Arda" hydro power plant project, says the province's Governor, Edwin Proll.
Russian gas supplies to Bulgaria, Greece, Turkey and Macedonia have been reduced by 1/3, according to Kiril Temelkov, CEO of Bulgaria's state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.
Several MPs with the right-wing Bulgarian Blue Coalition have prepared a draft resolution against the recent ban imposed on the use of hydraulic fracturing in the country.
Bulgaria plans to pay its debt on the Bourgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline in 2012, said Plamen Grozdanov, Bulgarian Ambassador to Moscow.
Bulgaria has registered a new record of electricity consumption over the freezing cold that has gripped the country, the Electric Energy System Operator, EESO, reported Wednesday.
Bulgaria's Cabinet is considering privatizing a minority share of the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding, a deputy economy minister has confirmed.
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