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Gazprom Denies Courting German RWE for South Stream

Russia's Gazprom has denied reports that it has invited German utility RWE to join its South Stream gas pipeline project, it emerged over the weekend.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1475

Bulgaria Hopes for Deal with Austria over Troubled Hydropower Project

An agreement over the construction of Gorna Arda hydropower project in southern Bulgaria, between Austria's energy firm EVN and Bulgaria's dominant state power utility NEK will be on the agenda during the visit of the prime minister in Vienna.

Business » Energy | July 19, 2010, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 1740

EU to Set New Rules for Emission Trading

The European Commission has proposed that from 2013 the European industry should buy approximately half of the quotas for greenhouse gas emission, which currently receives for free.

Business » Energy | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 17:04 | Viewed: 1914

Energy Minister: Bulgaria Still Not Energy Independent from Russia

Recent success in gaining favorable conditions for the import of Russian gas are important, but in no way eliminate energy dependence from Russia, Bulgarian minister of economy and energy Traicho Traikov.

Business » Energy | July 18, 2010, Sunday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1437

Bulgaria Manages to Obtain Lower Gas Prices from Russia

The negotiations with Russia to lower the prices of natural gas for Bulgaria have been successful, Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, informs.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 11:38 | Viewed: 1897

Bulgaria, Russia Sign South Stream Road Map

Bulgaria and Russia have signed the so-called road map for the Russian gas line "South Stream" in Bulgaria, the Bulgarian news agency BTA reported Saturday.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 10:55 | Viewed: 2659

'Tough' Bulgaria-Russia Gas Talks Continue in Varna

Talks on the prices of Russian gas to Bulgaria and the future joint South Stream gas pipeline project continue Saturday in the Euxinograd state residence near Bulgaria's Black Sea capital of Varna.

Business » Energy | July 17, 2010, Saturday // 10:40 | Viewed: 1262

Russia, Bulgaria to Create Joint Company for South Stream Project

Russia and Bulgaria will create a joint company for the execution of the South Stream gas pipeline project, announced Bulgarian energy minister Traikov Friday after negotiations with a Russian delegation headed by his Russian counterpart Shmatko.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 17:57 | Viewed: 1220

Bulgarian President Backs Government on Gas Talks With Russia

Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov expressed support Friday for the government's recent steps in fleshing out agreements on joint energy projects with Russia.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 1206

Brussels Police Chases Away Protesting Bulgarian Physicist

The Brussels police has forced the Bulgarian nuclear physicist Georgi Kotev, who has announced a hunger-strike, to leave the park in which he has positioned his tent.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 15:09 | Viewed: 2118

Bulgarian, Russian Energy Ministers to Meet for South Stream Talks

The Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko will meet Friday with his Bulgarian counterpart, Traicho Traikov, to discuss the "road map" for the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | July 16, 2010, Friday // 08:31 | Viewed: 1515

Socialists Claim Bulgaria Won Big from Energy Contracts with Russia

The leader of the Bulgarian Socialist Party, Sergey Stanishev, has announced that Bulgarian is gaining more than BGN 20 B from its energy contracts with Russia.

Business » Energy | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 18:12 | Viewed: 1333

Bulgaria, Russia Mull Burgas-Alexandroupolis Future - Report

The Russian "Transneft" is negotiating Thursday with Bulgaria the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil line project, according to the Russian news agency RIA Novosti, cited by the Bulgarian Dnevnik.

Business » Energy | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1516

Bulgaria, Russia to Discuss South Stream Road Map

Representatives of Bulgaria and Russia are going to discuss details on the road map for the South Stream gas pipeline project Friday.

Business » Energy | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1247

2 American Companies Apply to Search for Shale Gas in Bulgaria

Two US companies have expressed interest in drilling for shale gas in Bulgaria, the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism announced.

Business » Energy | July 15, 2010, Thursday // 08:43 | Viewed: 2181

Mitsubishi Transfers Carbon Credit from Bulgarian Wind Park to Japan

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has transferred carbon credit from its Kaliakra Wind Farm in Bulgaria to Japan.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 20:14 | Viewed: 3157

Bulgaria's Bulgargaz Blames Low Usability of Gas Network for Price Hike

The gas distribution holdings in Bulgaria work with a surcharge by 6,5% to 6,7% , while the surcharge by the Bulgarian state company "Bulgargaz" is only 1,5%, the company's executive director has announced.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 15:04 | Viewed: 1461

Bulgarian PM Sends Foreign Power Utilities to Prosecutor

Bulgaria's Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, announced Wednesday the report of the country's energy watchdog about the three foreign-owned electric power utilities will be sent to the Chief Prosecutor.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1740

South Stream Swallows Nabucco, Kommersant Says

Russia's Gazprom aims to weaken Nabucco by luring German utility RWE into joining its South Stream gas pipeline project, Russian Kommersant newspaper reported.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 13:49 | Viewed: 1288

Bulgaria Courts Canadian Companies to Bid for Deep Gas Drilling

Bulgaria's economy minister has invited Canadian companies to apply for deep drilling a day after Chevron Corp said it is interested in extracting shale gas in the country.

Business » Energy | July 14, 2010, Wednesday // 11:12 | Viewed: 1451

German Papers: Gazprom Wants to Knock Nabucco Out

German papers Handelsblatt and Die Welt write Tuesday that Russian energy giant is taking concrete steps to hinder the completion of EU gas pipeline Nabucco.

Business » Energy | July 13, 2010, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 1893
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