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Bulgarian Energy Regulator Launches Inspection of Overgas

The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) announced on Wednesday that it is launching an inspection into Bulgaria's largest gas company Overgas.

Business » Energy | January 6, 2016, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 2200

Electricity Consumption in Bulgaria Up 2.5% in 2015

Consumption of electricity increased in 2015, reversing a downward trend observed in the past four years, an official with Bulgaria's Electricity System Operator (ESO) has said.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2016, Tuesday // 14:38 | Viewed: 3676

PM Has Ambition to Turn Bulgaria Into Regional Centre for Transit of Gas

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov expressed his ambition to turn Bulgaria into a key state for the transit of natural gas in the region of Southeastern and Central Europe.

Business » Energy | January 5, 2016, Tuesday // 09:05 | Viewed: 2550

Bulgarian Energy Minister Foresees No Power Price Hike Until Summer

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova foresees no increase in the price of electricity at least until the summer.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2016, Monday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1976

Bulgaria's PM: Overgas Crisis Was 'Plot against Govt'

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov on Monday described recent developments related to private gas supplier Overgas as a "plot against the government".

Business » Energy | January 4, 2016, Monday // 10:21 | Viewed: 2741

Bulgarian Energy Holding CEO Praises State for Averting 'Gas Crisis'

The head of the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has praised officials for helping avert a crisis in gas supplies that could have followed a halt in deliveries from Gazprom Export to Bulgaria's biggest private gas supplier.

Business » Energy | January 4, 2016, Monday // 09:34 | Viewed: 1988

Bulgaria’s Overgas Claims It Has No Overdue Debts to Gazprom

The Bulgarian-Russian natural gas company Overgas claimed on Saturday that it has no overdue debts to any organizations, including Gazprom Export.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2016, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 4959

Natural Gas Supplies in Bulgaria Running Normally

Natural gas supplies towards all consumers in Bulgaria were running normally as of Friday, with all deliveries fulfilled according to plan.

Business » Energy | January 2, 2016, Saturday // 11:00 | Viewed: 3393

Overgas 'to Get Supplies' from Bulgargaz to Avoid Gas Halt

Bulgarian state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz and private Bulgarian-Russian company Overgaz have signed a contract providing for latter to receive gas from the state supplier and avoid a halt in deliveries to customers from January 1.

Business » Energy | December 31, 2015, Thursday // 19:24 | Viewed: 4101

Russia Says Gazprom in Talks with Overgas over 'Commercial Issues'

Russia is carrying out talks with Bulgarian-Russian company Overgas to settle "trade issues" of the past few years, but will continue delivering natural gas to Bulgaria, TASS quotes the Foreign Ministy in Moscow as saying.

Business » Energy | December 31, 2015, Thursday // 16:23 | Viewed: 3613

Overgas Denies Receiving Warning Letter from Gazprom on Halt of Supplies

Bulgarian-Russian company Overgas has denied receiving a letter from Russian energy giant Gazprom calling on it to prepared for a halt in supplies from January 1.

Business » Energy | December 31, 2015, Thursday // 10:54 | Viewed: 2110

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: 2755

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: 3303

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: 2601

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: 2047

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: 2062

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: 3336

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: 4696

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: 3329

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: 2370

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: 1870