Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 28 that the head of the country’s State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (SEWRC), Boyan Boev, agreed to tender his resignation, as demanded a […]
Moldova has inaugurated a new gas interconnector pipeline on its border with Romania, the first step towards gaining a measure of independence from ...
Bulgaria’s caretaker Economy Minister Vassil Shtonov said on August 27 that the cabinet asked the head of the State Energy and Water Regulatory Comm ...
Bulgaria’s state-owned electric utility NEK was losing about 50 million leva a month as a result of regulatory decisions, while at the same time giv ...
The South Stream gas pipeline is suffering from the “Belene syndrome” – despite uncertainty about the project’s progress, the “expenditure” is clearly on the rise. We are constantly being told that the […]
Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry said on August 19 that it will ask the country’s prosecutor’s office to investigate the equity hike carried out by South Stream Bulgaria, which saw the state-owned […]
The European Commission said on August 12 that its investigation of the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH), the umbrella corporation for state-owned companies in the energy sector, reached preliminary conclusions that […]
When European Union member states, Turkey and Moldova buy natural gas from Russia, they contract with the Russia party at Ukraine’s western border, thereby obviating the need for a Ukrainian […]
Despite its protestations to the contrary, Bulgaria’s now-departed Plamen Oresharski administration appears to have nudged on the project to build the South Stream gas pipeline, heavily hyped by the Kremlin […]
Bulgaria’s former economy minister Dragomir Stoynev has been forced, once again, to defend the nuclear deal with US firm Westinghouse from criticism within his own party, the socialists. The Plamen […]