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Bulgaria's Anti-Trust Watchdog Digs Up Fuel Cartel

Bulgaria's Competition Protection Commission has discovered a cartel of major gasoline and diesel suppliers, the institution announced on Friday.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 18:07 | Viewed: 3746

PM: Belene NPP Won't Be Just Bulgarian-Russian Project

The future second Bulgarian nuclear power plant at Belene will not be solely a project of Bulgaria and Russia, according to Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 2265

Bulgaria's New EconMin Has No New Stance on Belene NPP

Bulgaria's newly appointed Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Delyan Dobrev, has stated that his stance on the Belene "does not differ from the government's".

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 15:12 | Viewed: 660

No Referendum on Belene NPP per se, Bulgarian President Says

There will be no referendum on the future of Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant, as it would be illegal under the country's legislation, President Rosen Plevneliev explained on Friday.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 13:48 | Viewed: 1354

Bulgaria May Hold Referendum on Belene NPP, Shale Gas

Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has revealed that a referendum may determine the future of the country's Belene nuclear power plant project, as well as the potential shale gas exploration.

Business » Energy | March 16, 2012, Friday // 11:48 | Viewed: 1612

Poland May Launch Shale Gas Production in 2014

Poland may start producing shale gas for commercial use in late 2014 or in 2015, the country's Treasury Minister Mikolaj Budzanowski has revealed.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2012, Thursday // 18:23 | Viewed: 1290

Bulgarian Parliament to Hold Hearing over Fuel Cartel Probe

The Parliamentary Economic Committee will hold a hearing Thursday of Petko Nikolov, Chair of the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK), on the cartel probe conducted among fuel traders.

Business » Energy | March 15, 2012, Thursday // 09:04 | Viewed: 945

Gas, Heating Prices in Bulgaria to Spike in April

Angel Semerdzhiev, Chairman of the State Commission for Energy and Water Regulation (DKEVR), has warned about a substantial increase in natural gas prices from April 01, which will also affect central heating rates.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 1094

Bulgarian Rightist Leader Seeks Antitrust Raid on Lukoil Refinery

Martin Dimitrov, leader of the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF), has insisted that the Commission on Protection of Competition (KZK) should raid the offices of the Lukoil Neftochim refinery and seize telephones and computers and check its busin

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 15:55 | Viewed: 1225

Bulgarian Right-Wingers Rise Against Belene NPP

Bulgaria's Belene nuclear power plant project should be immediately suspended, according to the right-wing Union of Democratic Forces (UDF) party.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 15:42 | Viewed: 1313

Bulgarian Govt Approves Support for Nabucco Pipe

The Bulgarian cabinet has approved Tuesday an agreement between the Bulgarian Nabucco company and the international Nabucco consortium for the furthering of the gas pipeline project.

Business » Energy | March 13, 2012, Tuesday // 11:49 | Viewed: 1476

Bulgarian Gasoline Price Hits New Record

Fuel prices in Bulgaria have climbed to a new record high with the start of the new week amid an oil price spike on international markets.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2012, Monday // 18:48 | Viewed: 1600

Bulgaria Paid Its Dues, Free to Quit BA Pipe - Russian Media

Bulgaria has paid all outstanding dues for its part in the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline project and is free to quit it, Russian media reported on Monday, citing the finance minister in Sofia.

Business » Energy | March 12, 2012, Monday // 11:22 | Viewed: 894

Russia Determined to Build Trans-Balkan Pipe

The Russian side is still bent on constructing the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, in spite of Bulgaria's withdrawal from the project.

Business » Energy | March 11, 2012, Sunday // 19:15 | Viewed: 2178

Bulgarian Environmentalists to Stage New Anti-Fracking Rally

Bulgarian environmentalists are to protest on Saturday in downtown Sofia against potential shale gas research and exploration in the country.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 18:34 | Viewed: 1413

Calls in Bulgaria for Suspension of Shale Gas Moratorium

Members of the newly established Movement for Energy Independence (DEN) have called for a cancellation of the moratorium on shale gas development in Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 16:55 | Viewed: 1919

Bulgarians Protest Nuclear Power Ahead of Fukushima Anniversary

Members of several environmental organizations gathered in Bulgaria's capital Sofia for a silent protest to mark the upcoming first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1596

Bulgaria Paid Off Debt on Bourgas-Alexandroupolis Oil Pipeline

Bulgaria has settled its debt on the project for the construction of the Burgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline and is now legally entitled to withdraw , according to Finance Minister Simeon Djankov.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 15:18 | Viewed: 2135

Iran Ready to Build Oil Refinery in Bulgaria, Support Nabucco - Ambassador

Iran is ready to invest in the construction of an oil refinery in Port Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Iranian Ambassador to Bulgaria Golamreza Bageri Mogadam told Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) and Novinite.bg in an interview.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 14:16 | Viewed: 1631

Bulgaria Launches Largest Photovoltaic Park on Balkans

Bulgaria launched with an official commissioning ceremony the largest photovoltaic park in the Balkans.

Business » Energy | March 9, 2012, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 2374

Bulgaria to Unveil 2 Photovoltaic Parks Built by South Korean Investors

South Korea's Ambassador to Bulgaria Chun Bi-ho will attend Thursday the inauguration ceremony of two photovoltaic parks, "Samovodene" and "Zlataritsa", located near the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria.

Business » Energy | March 8, 2012, Thursday // 10:28 | Viewed: 1809
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