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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: 4061

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: 3560

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: 2098

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: 2727

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: 3276

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: 2583

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: 1997

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: 2052

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: 3326

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: 4640

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: 3315

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: 2357

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: 1856

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: 1832

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: 1654

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: 2177

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: 2000

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: 2304

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: 2274

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: 2051

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: 4055