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Varba-Batantsi Lead, Zinc Mine in Southern Bulgaria to Open in July

The investments in the Varba-Batantsi mine near Madan, which is to open in July, amount to around BGN 15 M.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 12:06 | Viewed: 704

EC to Take Action against Bulgaria over South Stream Agreement

EC President Barroso has told Prime Minister Oresharski that the EC will take action against Bulgaria due to non-observance of EU rules in the South Stream agreements.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1551

US Chevron Pulls Out of Bulgaria – Report

US energy giant Chevron is leaving Bulgaria, according to energy expert Ilian Vasilev.

Business » Energy | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 1252

Sanctioned Russian Tycoon Wins Bulgaria's South Stream Bid

Russian Stroytransgaz consortium will build the Bulgarian stretch of the South Stream gas pipeline, it was revealed.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 2844

Ukraine Refutes Reports of Gazprom Debt Deal

Ukrainian Economy Minister Yuriy Prodan said "no progress" had been registered in negotiations with Russia over Kiev's debt for gas supplies.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 773

Russia, Ukraine Reach Temporary Gas Debt Agreement

Ukraine could transfer USD 2 B to Russia as early as Thursday after the two countries reached a temporary deal on part of Kiev's gas debts.

Business » Energy | May 27, 2014, Tuesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 892

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: 1080

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: 1748

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: 1341

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: 1214

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: 1271

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: 1103

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: 974

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: 915

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: 1277

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: 1240

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: 1148

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: 804

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: 776

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: 1124
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