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Iranians 'in Talks' to Open Oil Refinery in Bulgaria

Iran's Ambassador to Bulgaria Abdollah Norouzi has said entrepreneurs from his country are eyeing the prospect to open an oil refinery in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | July 6, 2016, Wednesday // 10:08 | Viewed: 2611

CEO of Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Plant Replaced

The chief executive of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Dimitar Angelov, has been dismissed.

Business » Energy | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 14:11 | Viewed: 2451

First Greece-Bulgaria Gas Export 'Made Last Week'

A Greek company exported the first amounts of gas to Bulgaria on a test basis, a Greece-based news website says.

Business » Energy | July 5, 2016, Tuesday // 11:28 | Viewed: 2586

Bulgarian Businessman Takes Over Biggest Private Gas Network

Bulgarian businessman Sasho Donchev has become the majority shareholder of the country's biggest private gas supply network, the Commerce Register shows.

Business » Energy | July 4, 2016, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 10797

New Electricity, Heating, Gas Prices Enter into Force in Bulgaria on Friday

The new prices of electricity, heating and natural gas, which have been determined by decision of the Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (KEVR) earlier in the week, enter into force in Bulgaria on Friday.

Business » Energy | July 1, 2016, Friday // 09:01 | Viewed: 2977

EU 'Told Bulgaria to Sell Gas Network Operator' - PM

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said his country has to sell state-owned gas grid operator Bulgartransgaz or pay off a fine of up to EUR 300 M, citing EU antitrust regulators.

Business » Energy | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 13:35 | Viewed: 2630

Gazprom 'Ready' to Explore Turkish Stream Funding

Gazprom's deputy head for economic and financial affairs announced on Wednesday there was "a high degree of readiness" to provide funding for the so-called Turkish Stream pipeline.

Business » Energy | June 30, 2016, Thursday // 12:36 | Viewed: 2373

Bulgarian PM, EU Council President Discuss Three Major Energy Projects

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and European Council President Donald Tusk discussed on Wednesday the large energy projects which can be realised in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | June 29, 2016, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 2265

Bulgarian Energy Regulator Endorses Proposed 9.97% Cut in Gas Price for Q3 2016  

Bulgaria’s energy regulator KEVR has endorsed a proposal by gas utility Bulgargaz to cut gas price for end suppliers by 9.97% for the third quarter.

Business » Energy | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 3478

Gazprom Ready for Turkish Stream Talks after Turkish Apology

Gazprom spokesperson Sergey Kupriyanov has announced that the energy giant is ready to discuss Turkish Stream with Ankara following the move by Turkey's President Erdogan to apologize over the downer Russian warplane.

Business » Energy | June 28, 2016, Tuesday // 10:16 | Viewed: 3761

Bulgaria Should Host South Stream, Ex-President Says on Russia Visit

Bulgaria's former President (2002-2012) has voiced his hope that the South Stream pipeline will make its way through the country despite having been abandoned in 2014.

Business » Energy | June 27, 2016, Monday // 15:15 | Viewed: 2123

Bulgaria, Russia Discuss Future of Equipment Built for Scrapped Belene NPP Project    

The energy ministers of Bulgaria and Russia have agreed that the two countries need to find a mutually acceptable solution for the future use of the equipment already produced for the abandoned Belene nuclear power plant project.

Business » Energy | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 21:47 | Viewed: 2490

EC Closes 2012 Power Exports Case against Bulgaria

The European Commission has closed the case 4062/12/ENER against Bulgaria related to restrictions on electricity exports and imposing of import and export taxes, the Energy Ministry announced on Thursday.

Business » Energy | June 23, 2016, Thursday // 19:47 | Viewed: 1712

Russian Experts Skeptical on Bulgaria's Plans to Sell Reactor to Iran

Iran could ruin Bulgarian hopes to sell a reactor it will receive from Russian company Atomstroyexport, Russian daily Kommersant quotes experts as saying.

Business » Energy | June 21, 2016, Tuesday // 13:50 | Viewed: 2651

Energy Min: No Power Price Hike after Nuclear Plant Ruling against Bulgaria

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has asserted electricity prices will not go up after last week's announcement that an arbitration court has ordered the country to pay more than half a billion euro over an abandoned nuclear project.

Business » Energy | June 20, 2016, Monday // 09:49 | Viewed: 2134

Bulgaria to Pay EUR 0.55 B to Russian Co over Abandoned Nuclear Project

An arbitration suit in Paris has ended with Bulgaria being forced to pay EUR 550 M to Russia's Atomstroyexport, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said.

Business » Energy | June 16, 2016, Thursday // 12:04 | Viewed: 4127

Nuclear Power Is of Strategic Importance to Bulgaria - Energy Minister

Extending the lifespan of the two operating units at Kozloduy nuclear power plant is of paramaount importance for the Bulgarian coalition government, Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said on Friday.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 22:04 | Viewed: 3718

Gas Interconnector with Bulgaria to Be Completed in 2016, Romania Says

A Romanian government official has said that a gas interconnection between Romania and Bulgaria is expected to come on stream in 2016.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 19:53 | Viewed: 3685

Bulgaria Ready to Work with Strategic Investor on New Nuclear Capacities

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has made clear her country is only ready to pursue the development of new nuclear capacities on certain conditions.

Business » Energy | June 15, 2016, Wednesday // 11:55 | Viewed: 10543

Bulgaria Will be Able to Get Third of Its Gas Supplies from Greece

Bulgaria will be able to receive up to three million cubic metres of natural gas from Greece daily.

Business » Energy | June 13, 2016, Monday // 13:05 | Viewed: 4395

Bulgarian President Pelvneliev Discussing Energy Liberalisation with EU’s Vestager

Energy liberalisation and diversification of gas suppliers are a priority for Bulgaria, President Rosen Plevneliev said at a meeting with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in Sofia on Friday.

Business » Energy | June 10, 2016, Friday // 20:56 | Viewed: 2002