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.
Bulgaria and Russia's energy ministers are to discuss South Stream over the telephone on Friday, Bulgarian officials say.
The Bulgarian government approved the two-step increase of the minimum wage in 2015 at its meeting on Wednesday.
Sofia and Belgrade will step up efforts to build the interconnector pipeline linking the two gas grids, ministers from the two countries have announced.
A Bulgarian delegation will visit Moscow end of this week to discuss the South Stream gas pipeline project, Bulgaria's Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski told journalists in Belgrade.
Hydrocarbon drilling at Bulgaria’s Khan Asparuh Black Sea block will be delayed by up to a year due to the slump in global oil prices, the international consortium holding the exploration licence has decided.
Bulgaria has sent to the European Commission an official proposal for the construction of a gas hub on the territory of the country.
Dragomir Stoynev, MP from the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) and former Energy Minister, has accused the Chair of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) of protecting the interests of power distributors.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has told EU official Maros Sefcovic that Moscow will no longer pursue the South Stream project, the Commission says.
Bulgaria's interconnections with neighboring countries could entirely meet the need of natural gas if the regular flow is disrupted, according to the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH).
The Chairman of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin said that the West had treated Bulgaria as a colony in case of the South Stream pipeline, not respecting the country's economic interests.
US-based Westinghouse Electric Company has presented a project for the expansion of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant to the Bulgarian representatives at the European Parliament and to EU policy specialists.
Delyan Dobrev, former Energy Minister and MP of center-right party GERB, has insisted that it is time Bulgaria stopped “playing ostrich” as regards shale gas.
The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced that the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), part of the EU-backed Southern Gas Corridor, is the priority project of Turkey.
The Bulgarian government will propose to the European Union to finance the construction of a gas hub at the entrance of the South Stream pipeline on Bulgarian territory, from which the Russian raw material is to be distributed to the other European countr
South Stream Bulgaria keeps working on the gas pipeline project, according to Dimitar Gogov, CEO of the company.
The Vertical Gas Corridor connecting the gas grids of Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania, will have a capacity of 3-5 billion cubic meters a year, according to reports of Greece’s Energy Ministry.
Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU Funds and Economic Policy, has informed that European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič has been tasked with elucidating Russia’s unofficial stance on the South Stream project.
Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania have signed a contract on cooperation in the development of regional gas infrastructure.
The EU's Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council is set to meet in Brussels on Tuesday, with the latest developments around the South Stream pipeline topping the agenda.
Bulgarian President (2002-2012) and ABV leader Georgi Parvanov has proposed that the South Stream pipeline undergo a second change in route to use the one planned for the Nabucco pipeline.
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