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Unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Switched On after Annual Overhaul

The planned annual overhaul of the 1000-MW unit 5 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been wrapped up.

Business » Energy | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 12:46 | Viewed: 1077

Total, Lukoil to Develop Siberian Shale Oil Despite Sanctions

France's Total and Russia's Lukoil have agreed to jointly explore shale oil reserves in Siberia.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 18:04 | Viewed: 1740

Gazprom Warns of Possible Changes to Gas Prices for Europe

Gazprom's CEO Alexei Miller expects that the contract between Gazprom and China's CNPC could affect the gas prices for Europe, reports the Russian-language version of ITAR-TASS.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 12:48 | Viewed: 1334

Bulgartransgaz to Build 3 Gas Pipelines with EU Funding

Bulgartransgaz has received EU funding from the the Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund (KIDSF) for the construction of 3 gas pipelines.

Business » Energy | May 23, 2014, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1210

Ukraine Faces LNG Shortage in 18 of 24 Regions

Eighteen out of 24 Ukrainian regions have declared they have insufficient amount of liquefied gas (LNG), with Western town and cities most severely affected, local media report.

Business » Energy | May 22, 2014, Thursday // 14:19 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgarian Household Electricity Bills Lowest in EU

Bulgarian households had the lowest electricity bills in the European Union in the second half of 2013, Eurostat data has revealed.

Business » Energy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 16:13 | Viewed: 1102

China, Russia Announce Historic Thirty-Year Gas Supply Deal

Russia's energy giant Gazprom and Chinese CNPC have signed a huge gas deliveries deal estimated at USD 400 B, following talks between state leaders.

Business » Energy | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 14:22 | Viewed: 965

Slovakia To Supply Gas to Ukraine in September

A pipeline to transport gas to Ukraine via Slovakia should be ready for pumping at full capacity starting in September, the head of Slovakia's pipeline operator said.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 12:46 | Viewed: 911

Russia's Putin Eyes Gas Deal on Visit to China

Russia and China have marked "substantial progress" in talks over a deal which would secure one-fourth of China's gas supplies, Kremlin officials told Russian media.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 12:16 | Viewed: 797

Europe's Gas Supplies 'Depend on Ukraine' - Russian PM

It is the stable situation in Ukraine that the security of Europe's gas deliveries will depend on, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 10:55 | Viewed: 1276

Bulgaria Faces 'Pilot' Procedures from EC over South Stream, EDCs

The EU Commission has launched "pilot' procedures against Bulgaria over Sofia's legal amendments regarding the South Stream pipeline and plans to suspend the EDC's licenses.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1236

Israeli Gas 'Could Be Delivered to Bulgaria' via Greece

Bulgaria could receive gas supplies from Israel using the transportation grid of Greece, Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said while in Israel.

Business » Energy | May 20, 2014, Tuesday // 09:57 | Viewed: 1147

Bulgarian MPs Return to Work for No-Confidence Motion on Friday

Lawmakers will have to gather in Bulgaria's Parliament to debate and vote on a no-confidence motion against the government, Parliament Speaker Mihail Mikov announced.

Business » Energy | May 19, 2014, Monday // 14:43 | Viewed: 802

Rumen Ovcharov Slams BSP on Energy Price, Defends South Stream Bill

Electricity price is considerably lower than what its real level should be, Bulgaria's former Economy Minister Rumen Ovcharov explained on Monday.

Business » Energy | May 19, 2014, Monday // 12:04 | Viewed: 773

Russia, China Set for 'USD 400 B' Gas Supplies Contract

Russian and Chinese officials are due to strike a deal on Tuesday allowing China to receive Russian gas worth USD 400 B over the next 30 years, a Russian daily reports.

Business » Energy | May 19, 2014, Monday // 10:38 | Viewed: 1120

South Stream Pipeline To Reach Bulgaria in End 2015

The South Stream pipeline will reach Bulgaria's coast in December 2015, said   Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller, quoted by ITAR-TASS.

Business » Energy | May 17, 2014, Saturday // 16:08 | Viewed: 1535

PM Oresharski: Bulgaria Will Conform With Brussels on South Stream

Bulgaria will conform with the EU requirements on the amendments to the Energy Act, regarding the sea pipeline, said Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski in Varna.

Business » Energy | May 17, 2014, Saturday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1765

EU Commission Proposes that Companies Store Gas in Ukraine

The European Commission has made a new proposal that could prevent gas supplies from disruption in case of a prolonged Russian-Ukrainian standoff.

Business » Energy | May 16, 2014, Friday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1120

Bulgaria's DKEVR Ascribes 2690 Violations to Energy Distributors

Power distributors operating in Bulgaria committed 2690 infringements, as the national energy watchdog DKEVR's audit revealed Wednesday.

Business » Energy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1586

Russia: Bulgarian, Serbian South Stream Sections Progress on Schedule

Chairman of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin has assured that the construction of the Serbian and Bulgarian sections of the South Stream gas pipeline proceeds as scheduled.

Business » Energy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 13:46 | Viewed: 1270

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog to Present the Results of EDCs Audit

Bulgaria's energy watchdog DKEVR will present on Wednesday the results of the regulation audit of the three electricity distribution companies (EDCs).

Business » Energy | May 14, 2014, Wednesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 964
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