All posts tagged energy

Oil tanker crossing the Bosphorus, photo: alumbis/
May 26, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

US oil firm Chevron has shown interest in reviving the proposed Bourgas-Alexandroupolis oil pipeline, reports in Russian media said on May 26, quoting a senior executive at a Russian state-owned […]


Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania sign gas grids interconnection memorandum

May 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Foreign ministers from four Eastern European countries – Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania – signed a memorandum on cooperation in connecti ...

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, left, with Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Neftochim refinery in Bourgas on May 20 2015. Photo:

Russia’s Lukoil opens new $1.5B unit at Bulgarian refinery

May 20, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russian oil company Lukoil opened a new facility to process heavy residue at the Neftochim refinery in the Bulgarian city of Bourgas on May 20, the co ...


Bulgaria’s competition watchdog fines electricity distributor CEZ 1.25M leva

May 18, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s competition regulator said on May 18 that it has fined electricity distribution firm CEZ Distribution Bulgaria 1.25 million leva for abus ...

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    Bulgaria, Greece and Romania sign gas corridor memorandum
    April 23, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria, Greece and Romania have agreed the terms to build a “vertical gas corridor” of gas pipeline interconnectors. The memorandum of understanding was signed after the first meeting of a […]

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    EC: Gazprom breaches EU anti-trust rules by CEE gas supply market abuse
    April 22, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russia’s Gazprom is hindering competition in the gas supply markets in eight European Union countries: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, the European Commission (EC) said in [&he ...