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U-turn: Chevron gets green light to explore shale gas in Romania

The Romanian shale gas policy made a U-turn after the government allowed the oil giant Chevron to explore shale gas in the Romanian Black Sea coast.

read more... 17/05/2013


Romania intends to cut support to renewable energy

Romanian energy market regulator ANRE, has announced on Friday, that Romanian government will cut its support for renewable energy, in particular for wind, solar and small hydro renewable energy projects. Romania's support scheme gives renewable power producers green certificates for each megawatt produced. Providers must get a rising percentage of the power they sell from renewable energy and buy certificates to meet these goals.

read more... 02/04/2013


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