Articles by Tsvetelia Ilieva



Bulgarian Prime Minister Backs South Stream Plan

  • 21 September 09
  • Reuters
Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said after meeting with Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko that Sofia would benefit from the South Stream pipeline, designed to bring Russian gas to Europe under the Black Sea and bypass Ukraine.

Bulgaria Wants New Deal for Gas Supply

  • 04 February 09
  • Reuters
Bulgaria demands a new gas agreement with Russia to secure guarantees against any further cutoff in supplies and to remove intermediaries, state gas monopoly Bulgargaz said Tuesday.

Gazprom To Review Bulgarian Demands

  • 26 January 09
  • Reuters
Gazprom will look into Bulgaria's demands for compensation over a cut in Russian gas supplies, in line with existing contracts, deputy chief Alexander Medvedev said Friday.

UES Withdraws Bid for Plant in Bulgaria

  • 10 January 06
  • Reuters
Power monopoly Unified Energy Systems has withdrawn from the 579 million euro ($699.5 million) sell-off of Bulgaria's second-largest thermal power plant, Bulgaria's privatization agency said on Monday.

Black Sea Pipelines to Ease Traffic

  • 01 December 05
  • Reuters
The political stakes are high and the financial risks many, but the spoils are huge for investors seeking a way to pipe Russian and Caspian oil around the treacherous Turkish straits to the energy-hungry West.