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Bulgaria’s Overgas Faces Possible Halt in Supplies from Gazprom Export

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has instructed state-owned Bulgargaz and Bulgartransgaz to prepare to supply natural gas to Overgas in case Russia’s Gazprom Export halted deliveries to the Bulgarian-Russian joint stock company.

Business » Energy | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 20:48 | Viewed: 2522

Bulgaria's Energy Regulator to Lower Gas Price by 2.32% from January 1

The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) of Bulgaria has adopted a decision to cut price of natural gas for consumers.

Business » Energy | December 30, 2015, Wednesday // 14:14 | Viewed: 3110

Turkish Stream Can Be Renewed If Turkey Interested - Russian Energy Min

Talks over Turkish Stream have not been renewed yet, but the project has the right to existence if Ankara is interested, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has pointed out.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2015, Tuesday // 09:03 | Viewed: 2483

Energy Ministry Completes First Stage of Bulgaria-Serbia Gas Interconnector

The Bulgarian energy ministry announced on Monday that it had completed the first stage of the construction of the projected gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Serbia.

Business » Energy | December 28, 2015, Monday // 19:56 | Viewed: 1884

Bulgaria's Energy Regulator Expected to Lower Natural Gas Price

Bulgaria's Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) will decide on Tuesday whether to decrease the price of natural gas by 2.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2015, Tuesday // 08:50 | Viewed: 1973

Bulgarian PM Retorts to Putin's Remarks on South Stream

Russian President Vladimir Putin has it clear that Bulgaria is adhering to its EU commitments and it complying with the Third Energy Package, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 20:04 | Viewed: 3271

Putin Perplexed by Bulgaria's 'Gutless' Position on South Stream

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday told journalists he was amazed to witness the "gutless" position of the Bulgarian government which in his words "ignored national interest".

Business » Energy | December 17, 2015, Thursday // 18:05 | Viewed: 4219

Bulgaria Presents Investment Opportunities in Kozloduy NPP to Chinese Firm

Bulgaria has presented to a potential Chinese investor the opportunities for possible cooperation in the construction of a new unit at Kozloduy nuclear power plant, the Energy Ministry in Sofia said on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | December 15, 2015, Tuesday // 18:00 | Viewed: 3097

Bulgaria Needs to Change Energy Laws over Liberalization - Watchdog Head

Bulgaria's energy legislation needs urgent amendments early next year amid steps to liberalize the energy market, the chief of the energy watchdog has said.

Business » Energy | December 12, 2015, Saturday // 12:18 | Viewed: 2329

Bulgaria's Energy Min Calls for Patience as Energy Exchange Opens for Test

It will take seven to eight months before Bulgarian household consumers are able to purchase electricity from the free market, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has told public TV.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2015, Friday // 18:03 | Viewed: 1799

Bulgaria Launches Trial of Energy Exchange on Friday

A trial launch of the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange (IBEX) is expected to take place on Friday.

Business » Energy | December 11, 2015, Friday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1804

Bulgargaz Proposes to Cut Gas Price by 2.1% for Q1’2016

Bulgargaz proposed on Thursday to cut natural gas price for consumers by 2.1% for the first quarter of next year.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1560

EU Accepts Bulgaria's Commitment to Liberalize Wholesale Power Market

The European Commission has decided to render legally binding the commitments offered by the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) to end competition restrictions on the country’s wholesale electricity market.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 17:18 | Viewed: 2040

Slovakia's President, Bulgaria's PM Discuss Gas Projects, Migration Crisis

Diversification of gas routes and supply sources in Europe as well as the migration crisis have been in the focus of Thursday’s meeting of Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with Slovakia’s President Andrej Kiska in Sofia on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 16:38 | Viewed: 1942

Bulgaria-Greece Gas Link to Start Work in Mid-2018

Construction of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB) is to begin next October, and the link is to become operational by mid-2018, officials from the two countries confirmed on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 14:38 | Viewed: 2217

Bulgaria Gives Name 'Balkan' to Its Gas Hub Project

Bulgaria's government on Thursday announced the gas hub Bulgaria was intending to build near Varna, at the Black Sea, would bear the name "Balkan".

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 12:40 | Viewed: 2116

Bulgaria, Greece to Sign Investment on Gas Interconnector

Bulgaria and Greece's Energy Ministers are to sign on Thursday the investment agreement to build a gas interconnector that will help bring supplies from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria and further north.

Business » Energy | December 10, 2015, Thursday // 08:46 | Viewed: 1974

Nine Banks Show Interest in Lending up to EUR 650 M to Bulgaria’s BEH

Nine banks have confirmed interest in lending up to EUR 650 BGN to the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) company, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has said.

Business » Energy | December 7, 2015, Monday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2760

Turkish Stream Pipeline Suspended, Russia Confirms

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has announced the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project between Moscow and Ankara has been abandoned.

Business » Energy | December 3, 2015, Thursday // 13:17 | Viewed: 3004

Turkish Stream, Akkuyu NPP Talks 'Frozen' over Russia-Turkey Tensions

Russia has suspended talks with Turkey over the Turkish Stream pipeline and the Akkuyu nuclear plant amid rising tensions between Ankara and Moscow over the downing of a Turkish plane.

Business » Energy | December 1, 2015, Tuesday // 20:28 | Viewed: 2539

Bulgaria Backs Nord Stream-2, Standing Up for Own Gas Hub Project

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said on Sunday Sofia is not intending to take action against the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | November 30, 2015, Monday // 09:15 | Viewed: 4273