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Romania: shale gas a priority of the country’s energy policy

In recent weeks the Romanian government is announcing changes in its move toward the exploration and extraction of unconventional gas deposits, while Prime Minister Victor Ponta has begun to talk in positive terms about shale gas, recognizing it as a priority of energy policy.

read more... 19/02/2013


Chevron gets green light to explore shale gas in Romania

The American energy giant Chevron got the green light for the shale gas exploration in the eastern part of Romania, a major U-turn from the decision taken last April to suspend Chevron’s exploration activities.

read more... 05/02/2013


Bulgaria starts the construction of its gas interconnector with Romania

After the gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia last year which has left Bulgaria without gas for three weeks in the winter period, the European Council decided that every member state should have at least two sources of gas and electricity by 2014, in order to avoid repeating the Russian-Ukrainian gas crisis.

read more... 13/09/2012


Enel Green Power has completed a new wind farm in Romania

Italian renewables giant Enel Green Power (EGP) has fully grid-connected the new Moldova Noua wind farm in the Banat, Romania. The fully operational plant includes 21 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 48MW, and will be able to generate some 130 million kilowatt hours, therefore avoiding the emission of over 70 thousand tons of CO2 into the atmosphere.

read more... 30/08/2012


Bulgaria starts construction of gas pipeline with Romania

In 2009 Bulgartransgaz EAD and S.N.T.G.N. Transgaz S.A. signed a Memorandum of agreement according to which the two countries should cooperate in the construction of the Gas Interconnection Bulgaria – Romania Project.

read more... 17/08/2012