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Bulgaria Should Seek International Arbitrage over South Stream – Ex Minister

Former Bulgarian Energy Minister Traycho Traykov has described Vladimir Putin’s announcement that the South Stream gas pipeline will not be built as a show of muscle.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 08:52 | Viewed: 2666

Bulgarian Energy Holding Reshuffles Supervisory Board of Bulgartransgaz

The Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has made changes to the Supervisory Board of state-owned gas transmission operator Bulgartransgaz.

Business » Energy | December 2, 2014, Tuesday // 08:28 | Viewed: 632

Banks Refuse Loan to Bulgaria’s Bulgargaz Twice in 6 Months

For a second time in 6 months, banks have refused to provide a loan to Bulgaria’s state-owned gas supplier Bulgargaz.

Business » Energy | November 28, 2014, Friday // 08:27 | Viewed: 779

Bulgaria’s Energy Watchdog Pledges No Power Price Hike as of January

Bulgaria’s State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR) does not plan to approve a new power price increase from January 1, 2015, according to DKEVR Chair Svetla Todorova.

Business » Energy | November 27, 2014, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 751

Bulgarian Energy Holding Conducts Top-level Reshuffle at Several Companies

The Board of Directors of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) has carried out a top-level reshuffle at a number of state-owned energy companies.

Business » Energy | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 18:36 | Viewed: 877

Russia Will Build South Stream if Europe Wants to Reduce Gas Transit Risks - Minister

Russia will build the South Stream pipeline if Europe needs to diminish transit risks and secure stable gas supplies, according to Russia’s Economic Development Minister Alexey Ulyukayev.

Business » Energy | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1015

Minister Vows Comprehensive Audit of Bulgaria’s Energy Sector

Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has vowed a comprehensive audit of the sector to establish the financial gap and identify ways of overcoming it.

Business » Energy | November 26, 2014, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 726

Construction of South Stream Underwater Section to Start December 15

The launch of the construction works for the underwater section of the South Stream gas pipeline has been postponed by a month, according to a Gazprom official.

Business » Energy | November 24, 2014, Monday // 20:12 | Viewed: 1141

Israel 'to Offer Gas Pipeline Project' to EU

Israel has made a proposal under which its gas will be transited to the EU through a new pipeline, Israeli media outlets say.

Business » Energy | November 24, 2014, Monday // 17:50 | Viewed: 1136

Bulgaria to Receive EUR 25 M in Kozloduy NPP Decommissioning Aid in 2015

In 2015, Bulgaria will receive EUR 25 M in decommissioning aid for the Kozloduy nuclear power plant.

Business » Energy | November 24, 2014, Monday // 17:48 | Viewed: 1203

Foreign Ministers of Serbia, Hungary Cite South Stream as Project of Mutual Interest

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto have agreed that the South Stream gas pipeline is a project of mutual interest for the two countries.

Business » Energy | November 21, 2014, Friday // 21:12 | Viewed: 1546

South Stream 'No Longer A Priority' for Italy

Italy's Economic Development Minister Federica Guidi has said the South Stream gas pipeline project is no longer a priority for her country.

Business » Energy | November 20, 2014, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1468

Construction Permit, Environmental Impact Assessment of Belene NPP Expire

The deadline of the permit for the construction and the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Belene nuclear power plant have expired, according to reports of Bulgaria’s Regional Development Ministry.

Business » Energy | November 19, 2014, Wednesday // 11:05 | Viewed: 1089

Westinghouse Deputy VP Arrives in Bulgaria

Michael Kirst, Westinghouse deputy president for strategy, is in Bulgaria in relation to the company's intention to build Unit 7 at the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant, officials say.

Business » Energy | November 13, 2014, Thursday // 08:23 | Viewed: 1653

Bulgargaz Has No Reason to Seek 2% Price Hike, Regulator Says

The intention of Bulgargaz to seek a 2% increase in the price of natural gas is “groundless”, a member of Bulgaria’s energy regulator said on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | November 12, 2014, Wednesday // 19:23 | Viewed: 1133

Bulgargaz Asks For 2.07% Hike Of Gas Price

Bulgargaz will ask of Bulgaria's energy watchdog DKEVR to increase the price of natural gas by 2.07%, as of the beginning of 2015.

Business » Energy | November 11, 2014, Tuesday // 11:44 | Viewed: 883

Draft Law Calls for Bulgaria MPs to Elect Energy & Water Regulator

Members of Bulgaria’s energy and water regulator DKEVR will be nominated and elected by parliament and not appointed by the government.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2014, Monday // 18:52 | Viewed: 1115

3 Villages in NE Bulgaria Protest against Oil, Gas Drilling

Residents of the northeastern Bulgarian villages of Troitsa, Osmar, and Han Krum staged a protest Sunday against oil and gas drilling in the area.

Business » Energy | November 10, 2014, Monday // 09:44 | Viewed: 1669

Bulgaria Govt Coalition to Keep Shale Ban, Back EU-Compliant South Stream

Securing Bulgaria’s energy independence is part of the programme of Bulgaria’s new coalition government expected to voted into office on Friday.

Business » Energy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 20:20 | Viewed: 2083

CEZ Bulgaria Blames Losses on Decisions of Regulatory Authority

The power distribution and power supply companies of CEZ in Bulgaria, CEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria AD and CEZ Electro Bulgaria AD, have reported a joint loss of BGN 6.

Business » Energy | November 6, 2014, Thursday // 13:44 | Viewed: 1376

EU Commission Asks Hungary to Explain Change to Energy Law

The European Commission has demanded that Budapest give its account about a legal amendment that Brussels believes is related to the construction of South Stream.

Business » Energy | November 4, 2014, Tuesday // 19:16 | Viewed: 1457