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Bulgarian Energy Regulator Cuts Gas Price by 23% from 1 April

Bulgaria’s energy regulator has endorsed a proposal of state-owned wholesale gas supplier Bulgargaz to cut natural gas price by 23.

Business » Energy | March 31, 2016, Thursday // 22:03 | Viewed: 5037

Bulgaria Plans to Finalise Gas Hub Project in Month and a Half  

Bulgaria’s project for building a natural gas hub on its Black Sea coast is expected to be finalized in a month and a half, Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has said.

Business » Energy | March 25, 2016, Friday // 21:04 | Viewed: 5510

Russia Says Ready to Build Black Sea Pipeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson has assured the country stands ready to carry through the construction of a gas pipeline to Europe going under the Black Sea.

Business » Energy | March 24, 2016, Thursday // 12:47 | Viewed: 6996

Bulgaria's Gas Grid Operator Takes Step to Market Liberalization

Gas grid operator Bulgartransgaz has announced it is ready with a draft set of balancing rules for the gas market, a move that constitutes the first step toward liberalization.

Business » Energy | March 23, 2016, Wednesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 4555

Gas Exploration Drills to Start in Bulgaria's Black Sea in April

Natural gas exploration drills in Bulgaria's Khan Asparuh block in the Black Sea are expected to begin in April.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 20:12 | Viewed: 5138

Bulgaria's Competition Regulator Inspects Oil & Gas Association

The Commission for Protection of Competition (KZK) carried on Tuesday out a sudden inspection of the Bulgarian Petroleum and Gas Association based in Sofia.

Business » Energy | March 22, 2016, Tuesday // 18:48 | Viewed: 4995

Bulgaria's Energy Watchdog Proposes Cut in Heating, Hot Water Prices

Bills for hot water and heating should go down across Bulgaria starting April 01, energy regulator KEVR has said.

Business » Energy | March 19, 2016, Saturday // 13:30 | Viewed: 4910

South Stream Talks Could Be Renewed, Russia's Envoy to EU Says

There are good prospects for renewal of negotiations on the South Stream gas pipeline project, Russian permanent envoy to the EU Vladimir Chizhov has announced.

Business » Energy | March 17, 2016, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 5264

EU Said to Be Looking into Alleged Abuse of Gazprom's Dominant Position in Bulgarian Market

The European Commission has requested Gazprom to provide information related to allegations of abuse of the Russian company’s dominant position in the Bulgarian wholesale gas market, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 20:37 | Viewed: 4711

Reactors at Bulgaria's Kozloduy Nuclear Plant 'among Most Dangerous in Europe'

Reactors at the Kozloduy nuclear power plant in Bulgaria are considered to be among the most dangerous in Europe, a report at German daily Der Tagesspiegel [DE] reads.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 4985

Gazprom Worried over Possible Delay in Payment from SE Europe

Russian energy giant Gazprom believes Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia and Serbia might put off payment for gas, oil and other kinds of fuels or not pay at all, Russian newspaper Vedomosti reports.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2016, Tuesday // 11:22 | Viewed: 4656

Bulgargaz Proposes to Energy Regulator to Cut Gas Price by 23% for Q2

Bulgargaz has proposed to cut natural gas price for consumers by 23.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2016, Saturday // 00:50 | Viewed: 4868

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Denies Russian Media Report of Push to Restart South Stream

Bulgaria is holding no talks for the restart of the abandoned South Stream gas pipeline project, Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said, dismissing a Russian media report that the Bulgarian authorities were pushing hard for new negotiations.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 16:25 | Viewed: 5228

Bulgaria, Azerbaijan Presidents Discuss Energy Cooperation

Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has told Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev that his country has advanced in the construction of gas links with neighboring states.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2016, Friday // 09:08 | Viewed: 4688

Russia Claims Bulgaria Actively Seeking New South Stream Talks

Bulgarian authorities are pushing hard for new negotiations on the South Stream pipeline project, a Russian Deputy Energy Minister has said.

Business » Energy | March 10, 2016, Thursday // 15:57 | Viewed: 6233

Bulgaria’s BEH Ranks First Lending Offer of Banca IMI-Bank of China-J.P. Morgan

State-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) group has said that it will invite a consortium of Ваnса IMI, Bank of China and J.P. Morgan Securities for talks on extending bridge financing of up to EUR 650 M to its indebted subsidiary NEK.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 19:11 | Viewed: 6137

Iran, Bulgaria Discuss Gas Deliveries Options

Iranian and Bulgarian officials discussed opportunities for gas supplies from the Islamic Republic, at an intergovernmental meeting in Tehran on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2016, Wednesday // 13:33 | Viewed: 4379

Eight Banks Place Binding Offers to Lend up to EUR 650 M to Bulgaria’s BEH

Eight banks grouped in two consortia have submitted binding offers to extend bridge financing of up to EUR 650 M in total to the state-owned Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) group.

Business » Energy | February 26, 2016, Friday // 18:05 | Viewed: 5316

Bulgarian Energy Minister Foresees Decrease in Electricity Prices

Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova is predicting a possible decrease in the prices of electricity due to the falling prices of natural gas.

Business » Energy | February 26, 2016, Friday // 12:12 | Viewed: 5565

Bulgaria Considers Israel to Be Potential Gas Source - Deputy PM

Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev has told an Israeli economic official that Sofia deems the Middle Eastern country a potential source of gas supplies.

Business » Energy | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 12:28 | Viewed: 5185

Russia 'Mulls Directing Part of New Gas Project to Bulgaria'

Pipes purchased for the abandoned South Stream project are "enough" to lay the first and part of the second line of IGTI Poseidon, Gazprom's newest venture possibly involving Bulgaria, a Russian daily has claimed.

Business » Energy | February 25, 2016, Thursday // 11:55 | Viewed: 5992