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PM Borisov Says Bulgaria Stands Huge Chances for Gas Boom

Apart from transporting and distributing gas, Bulgaria could become an exporter of energy resources, the country's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said after meeting EU officials on Monday.

Business » Energy | January 12, 2015, Monday // 15:34 | Viewed: 1336

Gasoline, Diesel Settle below BGN 2 per Liter after Record Price Decrease

Following a record price decrease, gasoline and diesel have reached a price tag of BGN 1.99 per liter at filling stations in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | January 9, 2015, Friday // 13:05 | Viewed: 1276

Energy Ministry Pondering Sale of Shares of Bulgarian Energy Holding

The sale of shares from companies of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) is foreseen in the medium term.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1063

Bulgaria’s Energy Ministry, Watchdog Mull Measures to Prevent Power Price Hike in April

Svetla Todorova, Chair of Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has assured that the Energy Ministry is doing its best to adopt short-term measures aimed at preventing an increase in power rates in April.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 15:41 | Viewed: 904

Gazprom, Botas in Talks on Turkish Stream Gas Pipeline – Taner Yildiz

Turkey and Russia are in talks on the construction of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline meant to replace the scrapped South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | January 8, 2015, Thursday // 11:52 | Viewed: 2139

Bulgargaz CEO, Board Members Replaced

Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has announced fresh reshuffles at the country's state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2015, Tuesday // 09:33 | Viewed: 983

EurActiv: Pipes for South Stream Keep Arriving in Bulgaria

It is unclear why pipes for the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline keep arriving in Bulgaria, the website EurActiv writes.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2015, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 1552

Generator of Kozloduy NPP Unit 6 Switched Off for 7 Hours

At 20:28 on January 3, following the activation of electrical protection system, the generator of unit 6 of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2015, Sunday // 12:10 | Viewed: 1030

Price of Natural Gas in Bulgaria Drops by 0.05%

Gas prices in Bulgaria drop by 0.

Business » Energy | January 1, 2015, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 1145

Electricity Price Might Rise in April or July – Energy Watchdog

The price of electricity in Bulgaria is not going to rise on 1 January 2015, but an increase might take place in April or July next year.

Business » Energy | December 29, 2014, Monday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1539

GERB MP Warns EDCs On Electric Meters Readings

GERB MP Delyan Dobrev - former energy minister and current head of the energy committee in Parliament - warned the EDCs not to extend the periods of electric meters readings.

Business » Energy | December 24, 2014, Wednesday // 10:29 | Viewed: 1218

Natural Gas Price Drops As Of New Year

The price of 1000 cubic metres of natural gas in Bulgaria will be by BGN 0.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 18:16 | Viewed: 1070

Russia EconMin: Forfeit Demand on Bulgaria over South Stream 'Unlikely'

Russia does not expect South Stream's demise to trigger any financial demands from energy concern Gazprom against Bulgaria, the country's Economy Minister Alexander Novak has argued.

Business » Energy | December 22, 2014, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1521

Die Presse: 'New Signs of Life' for South Stream from Bulgaria

The abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project could be renewed, after Bulgarian and Russian media reports that construction permits will now be issued, Austrian daily Die Presse wrote on Saturday.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 14:12 | Viewed: 2364

Too Early for EU Response on Bulgaria's 'Gas Hub' Idea - Commission VP Georgieva

EU will have a stance on Bulgaria's idea to build a gas hub at the Black Sea after a formal proposal has been prepared, EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said.

Business » Energy | December 21, 2014, Sunday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1370

Russia Asks Bulgaria to Issue South Stream Construction Permits

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Friday urged Bulgaria to issue in timely manner all permits relating to the construction of the seabed section of the South Stream gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 15:00 | Viewed: 3068

South Stream Transport Terminates Production, Deliveries of Pipes

The company South Stream Transportation notified all companies producing and delivering pipes for the halted South Stream gas pipeline project to terminate those activities, reports the Russian daily Vedomosti.

Business » Energy | December 19, 2014, Friday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1433

No Talks Yet On Gas Hub At Border with Bulgaria, Turkey’s Ambassador Says   

No discussions have been held with Turkey about the potential construction of a gas distribution hub on its border with Bulgaria, Turkey’s Ambassador in Sofia Suleyman Gokce said on Thursday.

Business » Energy | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 22:33 | Viewed: 1395

Bulgaria Is Blameless For South Stream – MP

Bulgaria is not guilty for what happened to the South Stream project, Delyan Dobrev – former energy minister and current GERB MP told the BNT public broadcaster breakfast show.

Business » Energy | December 18, 2014, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1453

Energy Ministers of Bulgaria, Russia to Discuss South Stream over Phone

Bulgaria and Russia's energy ministers are to discuss South Stream over the telephone on Friday, Bulgarian officials say.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 15:47 | Viewed: 1904

Minimum Wage in Bulgaria Increases to BGN 380 by Mid-2015

The Bulgarian government approved the two-step increase of the minimum wage in 2015 at its meeting on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | December 17, 2014, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 1821