All posts tagged energy

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April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has re-iterated Sofia’s commitment to the South Stream gas pipeline, saying that Bulgaria will do everything possible to ensure that the pipeline is built. Vigenin […]


Italian energy giant submits applications for oil and gas exploration in Greece

April 23, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Italian energy group Enel has submitted three applications to search for oil in three different areas of Greece. The Greek energy ministry announced o ...

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Drought in Turkey may prompt electricity imports from Bulgaria, Georgia and Iran

April 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Drought that has left water levels in reservoirs running seriously low, especially in eastern and south-eastern Anatolia, may prompt Turkey to import ...

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Romania increases gas production amid the Ukrainian crisis

April 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Romanian government has asked the two largest local gas producers – Petrom and Romgaz – to avoid maintenance work for a while lest it affects ...

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    Slovakia: Reverse gas flow deal still unsigned
    April 17, 2014, by Beata Balogova of The Slovak Spectator

    The Slovak government says it is ready to help Ukraine with natural gas supplies, but an agreement between the two parties remains on hold as officials seek solutions that will […]

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    Much ado about South Stream
    April 17, 2014, by Alex Bivol

    As the Ukrainian crisis shows no signs of speedy resolution, one of the main corollaries of the situation has been the flurry of activity surrounding the South Stream gas pipeline […]

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    Isolating Russia is proving to be no easy task
    April 8, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    The revival of what appear to be Russian-orchestrated separatist movements in eastern Ukraine on April 6 has renewed interest in applying tougher sanctions on Russian businesses. On April 7, White […]