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Bulgaria to Lose Role as Gas Transit Country - Gazprom CEO

Bulgaria, and not the European Union, should be blamed for the demise of the South Stream project, Russian energy concern Gazprom's CEO Alexey Miller has reiterated.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1692

South Stream 'Not Yet Halted' - Bulgaria EconMin

Bulgaria's Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski announced on Sunday Sofia is still waiting for an official notice saying the South Stream project is over.

Business » Energy | December 6, 2014, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1016

South Stream Documents Contain No Gas Transit Contract with Bulgaria

Neither a long-term gas transit contract nor a complete finance model could be found among the documents signed with Bulgaria on the South Stream project, the government says.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1373

OMV: Consultations with Gazprom on South Stream Continue

Austrian oil and gas company OMV has said it continues consultations with Russian energy giant Gazprom on the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 17:05 | Viewed: 950

Bulgaria Has Not Received Notice about South Stream - Deputy PM

So far the cabinet has received no formal notification for Russia's decision to abandon the South Stream project, Bulgarian Deputy PM Tomislav Donchev has said.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 14:09 | Viewed: 969

Saipem Receives Formal Notice for South Stream Demise

Italian company Saipem announced Thursday it had received a notification from Russia about the end of the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 12:30 | Viewed: 995

Russia 'Not Invited' to South Stream Consultations among EU Member States

Moscow has not received an invitation to to take part in the consultations the EU Commission is due to hold with EU states over the South Stream gas pipeline, Russian government sources say.

Business » Energy | December 5, 2014, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 1065

Bulgaria’s PM Demands Conclusive Yes/No on South Stream from EU Commission

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has suggested that he expects a clear answer from the European Commission as regards the future of the South Stream gas pipeline projects.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1257

Russian Energy Minister: Decision to Drop South Stream Is Final

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has said that the decision to stop the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline is final.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 13:05 | Viewed: 854

South Stream Profit for Bulgaria Estimated at EUR 54 M a year - Caretaker Minister

Bulgaria’s caretaker Energy Minister Vasil Shtonov has argued that the South Stream gas pipeline would have fetched meager profits from transit fees.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 12:50 | Viewed: 710

Bulgarian Watchdog Mulls Ceiling on Prices Paid to Power Generators

Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) proposes introducing a ceiling on prices paid to power generators.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 584

Putin Tells Erdogan He Is 'Fed Up with Bulgarians'

"I am fed up with Bulgarians. Having the West and the European Union and their back, they are challenging and opposing us," Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly told his Turkish counterpart.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:51 | Viewed: 4553

Energy Committee Chair Urges Concession Contracts for Silistar, Teres Exploration Blocks

Valentin Nikolov, Deputy Chair of the parliamentary energy committee, has recommended signing concession contracts for exploration blocks Silistar and Teres.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 10:47 | Viewed: 566

Bulgaria 'Could Swell with Anger' over South Stream - Russian MP

"Bulgaria could swell with anger" a Russian MP wrote on Twitter to comment on the South Stream project's demise.

Business » Energy | December 4, 2014, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 698

Bulgarian Gov't to Start Tenders on Oil, Gas Exploration and Drilling

The Council of Ministers has moved to begin tenders for exploration and drilling in two areas within Bulgaria's economic shelf and exclusive economic zone.

Business » Energy | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 1679

South Stream Project to Top Agenda of Borisov-Juncker Talks

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is set to visit Brussels on Thursday, December 4, to meet EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Business » Energy | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 19:24 | Viewed: 1221

Bulgaria’s Foregone Revenue from South Stream Hard to Forecast – Energy Minister

Bulgaria’s foregone income of EUR 400 M a year allegedly resulting from Russia’s decision to drop South Stream hasn’t been mentioned in the contracts relating to the project, a Bulgarian cabinet minister said on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | December 3, 2014, Wednesday // 11:30 | Viewed: 905

CEO of Austrian OMV Not Worried of South Stream's Cancellation

Gerhard Roiss, CEO of Austrian oil and gas company OMV said that Russia's announced cancellation of the South Stream pipeline was not to have major consequences.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 19:50 | Viewed: 998

President Plevneliev Says Unfreezing of South Stream Tied to Russia-EU Dialogue

"To me it is more than clear that the unlocking of South Stream [is tied to] the EU's negotiations with Russia," Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev has said.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1619

NYT: Abandoning South Stream Is ‘Diplomatic Defeat’ for Putin

The decision to scrap Russia’s South Stream project and redirect the gas pipeline to Turkey seems to be a “rare diplomatic defeat” for Russian President Vladimir Putin, the New Your Times commented on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1021

Economy Minister: Bulgaria Should Wait for Official Statement on South Stream

Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski has said that the South Stream gas pipeline should not be considered suspended until Russia comes up with an official statement on the matter.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 11:06 | Viewed: 833