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12.06.2014 GERB Leader Woos US Investors with Tenders for Black Sea Gas Fields

Boyko Borisov, ex Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of center-right party GERB, has vowed transparent oil and gas exploration tenders as soon as the party returns to power.

04.06.2014 EU asks Bulgaria to suspend South Stream

The European Union has asked Bulgaria to suspend work on the multinational South Stream pipeline project designed to allow Russia's gas deliveries to bypass Ukraine on their way to Europe, The Telegraph said on June 3.

28.05.2014 Russia set to return foreign firms to Crimea

Russia is ready to discuss conditions of work on the Crimean continental shelf with the foreign companies that concluded contracts with Ukraine, Novosti Kryma has reported, citing Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

19.05.2014 Gazprom says documents ready to build maritime section of South Stream

South Stream Transport B.V., the operator company in construction of the maritime part of the South Stream gas pipeline project, has signed all the agreements necessary for launching construction of the maritime section of the pipeline in the fall of 2014, Gazprom said i

25.04.2014 Russia not interested in new route for South Stream – Turkish minister

Russia does not intend to change the South Stream gas pipeline's route, TRT Haber TV channel quoted Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz as saying on April 24, Trend has reported.

22.04.2014 Russia, Turkey to increase Blue Stream gas pipeline capacity

Moscow and Ankara have agreed to boost the capacity of the Blue Stream gas pipeline, which brings Russian gas through the Black Sea to central Turkey, to 19 billion cubic meters from 16 billion cubic meters, Turkey’s Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz sai

18.04.2014 Bulgaria Dismantles South Stream Pipeline Segment

Bulgaria has dismantled the pipes from the first welding of the South Stream pipeline, the Bulgarian newspaper Bivol has reported.

14.04.2014 Ukraine estimates damage from Crimea’s annexation at $40 billion

Ukraine has estimated that Russia, after capturing important fields on the Black Sea shelf, has caused $40 billion worth of damage to the country, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said in an interview with EurActiv, Ukrinform reported on April 11.

10.04.2014 Government of Ukraine’s annexed Crimea to give oil, gas deposits to Gazprom

The government of Crimea is ready to transfer carbon deposits on the shelf of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the Russian giant "Gazprom," Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea Nikolai Yanaki told journalists, ITAR-TASS reported on April 9.

31.03.2014 Russia to drop gas-for-naval base agreement with Ukraine

Russia is starting the process of denunciating bilateral agreements with Ukraine, including the one on the parameters, status and terms of keeping its Black Sea fleet on the Ukrainian territory, Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, said on March 28, RIA