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Bulgarian PM: We Will Find Investor for Belene or Construct 7th Kozloduy Reactor

“The government will find an investor for the Belene NPP or we will find an option to construct a 7th reactor at the Kozloduy NPP,” stated in Plovdiv Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov, cited by Focus agency.

Business » Energy | October 30, 2016, Sunday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1974

Oil Found in Bulgarian Black Sea Offshore Drilling

Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has announced that oil was found in the Khan Asparuh block during offshore drilling earlier this year.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2016, Friday // 17:36 | Viewed: 27513

Bulgargaz Mulls Demanding Increase in Gas Price Next Year

State-Owned gas supplier Bulgargaz has said it may demand in increase in the price of gas paid by its customers as of the beginning of 2017.

Business » Energy | October 28, 2016, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 5230

Bulgaria Ex-Energy Min 'Demoted' in Parliament over Pending Allegations

Lawmakers on Thursday voted to free Delyan Dobrev, a former economy and energy minister, from the Energy Committee with Parliament.

Business » Energy | October 27, 2016, Thursday // 14:20 | Viewed: 2128

Bulgaria, Russia Sign Debt Settlement Deal on Belene Nuclear Project

Bulgaria has committed to a fast-track payment of the debt on the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | October 26, 2016, Wednesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 3970

Service Life of Unit 5 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy NPP Extended Until 2047

The deadline for the exploitation of the fifth unit of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been extended until 2047.

Business » Energy | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 21:36 | Viewed: 5775

Bulgaria's Energy Min Defends Predecessor in Belene Nuclear Case

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has denied Delyan Dobrev, who served under GERB's first government, committed any wrongdoing in relation to the Belene nuclear power plant (NPP).

Business » Energy | October 25, 2016, Tuesday // 07:55 | Viewed: 1836

Fuel Prices in Bulgaria Not To Increase This Winter

The price of fuels in Bulgaria will not increase in the winter season, predicted on Horizont radio Viktor Avramov from the Laboratory for Risk Analysis.

Business » Energy | October 24, 2016, Monday // 13:47 | Viewed: 5463

First Sections of North Stream 2 To Be Ready in November

The first sections of the gas pipeline North Stream 2 from Russia to Europe will be welded and turned over in November 2016, stated the Communications Director of the company managing the project Ulrich Lissek, cited by RIA agency.

Business » Energy | October 21, 2016, Friday // 11:11 | Viewed: 6145

Bulgaria MPs Set Up Committee to Investigate Fuels Market, Bobov Dol Mine

Lawmakers have agreed to establish a parliamentary committee that will look into Bulgaria's fuels market, on suspicions that some practices have been distorting competition since 2008.

Business » Energy | October 20, 2016, Thursday // 11:50 | Viewed: 1627

Bulgarian ex-EconMin Indicted over Abandoned Belene Nuclear Plant

Petar Dimitrov, a former Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy, has been indicted over the sale of old equipment designed for the ditched Belene plant to the Russian company involved in the project.

Business » Energy | October 19, 2016, Wednesday // 11:24 | Viewed: 64359

Bulgaria's Energy Minister Dismisses Stanishev Cabinet Ministers From State Energy Ventures

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has decided to replace the ministers from the Stanishev Cabinet who are now members of the management boards of state energy enterprises.

Business » Energy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 17:01 | Viewed: 2267

FT: Bulgarian and Greek Pipeline Aims to Cut Gas Dependency on Russia

A small but important gas pipeline eases Southeast Europe's dependency on Russia, the Financial Times notes in a story on the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB).

Business » Energy | October 18, 2016, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1832

Two Indicted in Bulgaria over Nuclear Plant Deal with Russia

The Sofia City Prosecutor's Office has formally indicted two former state officials over their move to sign an unfavourable contract with Russian company Atomstroyexport in 2007.

Business » Energy | October 17, 2016, Monday // 11:08 | Viewed: 7408

Visegrad Four: North Stream 2 Is Politically, Economically Unsound

The Visegrad Four (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) finds North Stream 2 politically and economically unsound, stated on Saturday Polish President Andrzej Duda at a press conference at the end of the second day of the summit, reported bTV

Business » Energy | October 15, 2016, Saturday // 17:58 | Viewed: 2138

Bulgaria Mulls Completing Belene Nuclear Plant through Privatization

Bulgarian authorities are exploring options to privatize Belene nuclear power plant (NPP) project, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said.

Business » Energy | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 13:53 | Viewed: 7474

Fuel Prices: Bulgaria's Competition Watchdog to Elaborate on Cartel Claims

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) is expected to cast more light on its recent announcement that six petrol and diesel retailers are involved in price fixing which distorts the fuels market in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | October 13, 2016, Thursday // 07:16 | Viewed: 2077

Bulgaria's Energy Minister To Discuss Belene Payment in Moscow

Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova is travelling to Moscow to discuss the forthcoming steps concerning the fulfillment of the decision of the Arbitration Court on the Belene nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 20:46 | Viewed: 2670

Petrol, Gas Association of Bulgaria 'Surprised' by Price-Fixing Claim

The Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association (BPGA) has expressed its surprise at the competition watchdog's claims of a cartel agreement involving six major oil and gas retailers.

Business » Energy | October 12, 2016, Wednesday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1730

Bulgaria's Deputy PM Clashes with Expert over 'Unfruitful' Black Sea Drilling

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has vehemently denied reports that the first drilling at Khan Asparuh offshore block in the Black Sea has shown no evidence of energy deposits.

Business » Energy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2158

Bulgaria Govt Not Commenting on Reports of 'No Oil and Gas' in Khan Asparuh

Bulgaria's Deputy Energy Minister Zhecho Stankov has refrained from elaborating on reports that an offshore gas exploration at the Black Sea block of Khan Asparuh found no deposits.

Business » Energy | October 11, 2016, Tuesday // 09:34 | Viewed: 2078
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