All posts tagged energy

October 21, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

At talks in Brussels between the European Union, Russia and Ukraine on natural gas issues and supplies, European Commssion Vice-President Günther Oettinger built on his Berlin proposals and presented ways to […]

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EU can survive short-term interruptions of Russian gas deliveries – EC

October 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Commission said on October 16 that EU member states could survive an interruption of Russian gas supplies this winter if the countries wo ...


Romanian president says Lukoil refinery should be nationalised if it closes down

October 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Romanian president Traian Basescu has called on the Romanian government to look into the option of nationalising a refinery run by Russian crude produ ...

Kozloduy nuclear power plant. Photo: Trygve W Nodeland

Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant signs deal to extend reactor life

October 9, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s sole nuclear power plant at Kozloduy, on the Danube River, said on October 9 that it signed a contract with consortium of firms to extend ...

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    Slovakia faces gas supplies halved
    October 3, 2014, by Beata Balogova and Jana Liptokova of The Slovak Spectator

    A fifty per cent drop in Russian natural gas deliveries on October 1 put the Slovakian government on alert with Prime Minister Robert Fico comforting Slovak households and the corporate sector […]