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Consultant: Bulgaria Belene Nuclear Plant Faces Delay, Higher Costs

The construction of Bulgaria's planned nuclear power plant at Belene may fall behind schedule over lack of funding, a consultant of the project said on Wednesday.

Business » Energy | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 16:58 | Viewed: 3282

BEH Head: Nabucco Will Be Completed before South Stream

The Director of the Bulgarian Energy Holding, Galina Tosheva, has predicted that the EU-sponsored Nabucco gas transit pipeline will be completed before its Russian rival project, South Stream.

Business » Energy | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 15:31 | Viewed: 1577

Bulgaria President: Belene Nuclear Plant Can't Be Frozen over Crisis

Bulgaria's President Georgi Parvanov said Wednesday the Belene Nuclear Power Plant could be build with loans from Russia, if necessary.

Business » Energy | April 29, 2009, Wednesday // 15:09 | Viewed: 1998

Putin: South Stream Contract Expected in 2 Weeks

The documents settling the dealings between "Gazprom" and its Bulgarian partners regarding the "South Stream" project were endorsed while the final contract will be signed in two weeks.

Business » Energy | April 28, 2009, Tuesday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1858

Bulgaria Energy Minister: "South Stream" Needs Compromise

A new level of negotiations between the Bulgarian Energy Holding and the Russian "Gazprom" for the "South Stream" project are being held in Moscow Tuesday.

Business » Energy | April 28, 2009, Tuesday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1505

Azerbaijan Not Pressured by Russia to Quit Nabucco

Russia has not pressured Azerbaijan to withdraw from supplying the EU-sponsored Nabucco gas transit pipeline project.

Business » Energy | April 27, 2009, Monday // 10:12 | Viewed: 2223

Russia’s Atomstroyexport Signs with France’s Areva for Bulgaria N-Plant

The Russian Company Atomstroyexport (ASE) and France's Areva signed an agreement for their participation in the construction of the planned 4.0 billion euro nuclear power plant at Belene, Bulgaria, the Russian energy ministry announced.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 18:15 | Viewed: 2589

Bulgaria PM Heads for Moscow after Sofia Energy Summit

Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergey Stanishev will pay a working visit to Moscow from April 26 to 28. The visit takes place a day after the international energy summit in Sofia, which was boycotted by Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

Business » Energy | April 26, 2009, Sunday // 08:26 | Viewed: 1801

US Energy Envoy Morningstar: Nabucco Is No Holy Grail

The US Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy Affairs, Ambassador Richard Morningstar said Saturday in Sofia the Nabucco gas pipeline was just part of the solution to Europe's needs.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 18:45 | Viewed: 2830

DECLARATION OF THE SOFIA ENERGY SUMMIT

This is the full text of the Final Declaration of the Sofia Energy Summit, "Natural Gas for Europe.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 14:30 | Viewed: 3442

Bulgaria President: Gazprom May Not Interfere with Our Sovereignty

The Bulgarian President Parvanov emphasized Friday that the Russian energy giant must respect Bulgaria's sovereignty.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 13:45 | Viewed: 2146

Russia Energy Minister: South Stream Cheaper than Nabucco

Russia Energy Minister, Sergey Shmatko, declared Saturday that gas prices of the "South Stream" line would be lower than those of "Nabucco".

Business » Energy | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 13:15 | Viewed: 1659

Bulgaria Energy Minister Secures Gas Supplies from Egypt

Bulgaria is going to receive natural gas supplies forom Egypt, Bulgaria's Energy Minister, Petar Dimitrov, announced Saturday.

Business » Energy | April 25, 2009, Saturday // 12:54 | Viewed: 1659

Russia Energy Minister: Don't Count Nabucco before It's Hatched

Russia's Energy Minister, Sergey Shmatko, said Friday in Sofia it was too early to compare the competitiveness of the South Stream and Nabucco gas transit pipelines.

Business » Energy | April 24, 2009, Friday // 19:40 | Viewed: 2060

Bulgaria, Russia Energy Heads Squabble over New Gas Contract

Bulgaria had requested about a week ago a new, more favorable contract with Russia's "Gazprom".

Business » Energy | April 24, 2009, Friday // 14:39 | Viewed: 1552

Bulgaria PM: We Can Become Southeast Europe Energy Leader

Bulgaria has the potential to become the main distributor of natural gas for the entire Southeastern Europe and the Black sea region.

Business » Energy | April 24, 2009, Friday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1166

Bulgaria Ready to Sign South Stream Agreement with Russia

Bulgaria will sign the South Stream gas pipeline contract next week during PM Sergey Stanishev visit to Moscow.

Business » Energy | April 24, 2009, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1668

Russia Energy Minister Sets 2015 Deadline for South Stream

The South Stream gas pipeline will begin functioning in 2015, Russia's Energy Minister, Sergey Shmatko, said Thursday.

Business » Energy | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 1425

Gas Supplies for Bulgarian Kremikovtzi Cut in May

State gas monopoly Bulgargaz said it will cut gas supplies to Kremikovtzi steel mill after the holidays at the beginning of May.

Business » Energy | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 14:14 | Viewed: 1216

Bulgaria Capital Ups Security for Energy Summit Guests

Most of Sofia city center will be blocked off over the arrival of VIP guests for the two-day energy forum starting Friday.

Business » Energy | April 23, 2009, Thursday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1490

Bulgaria's Pomorie to Hold Referendum on Oil Pipeline

The coastal town of Pomorie will hold on May 16 a referendum asking its residents to vote in favour or against plans for an oil pipeline passing through the municipality.

Business » Energy | April 22, 2009, Wednesday // 16:16 | Viewed: 1250
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