EnergyNEWS November-1 2015

November-1 2015 edition of Balkan Energy NEWS publication, with 92 pages and 87 energy news articles.

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Table of content, EnergyNEWS November-1 2015:


  • Recent developments on Ukrainian gas supply issues – page 7
  • Weekly Carbon Trading Market update – page 15




06.11. – Ukraine hopes for cheaper Russian gas in the first quarter of 2016

11.11. – Average export price of Russian gas fell by 27 % in 2015

12.11. – Transmission line between Hungary and Slovenia to be built

13.11. – IAP is a candidate for the EU project of common interest



06.11. – Romanian SC Aem sued OSHEE

06.11. – Bankers Petroleum achieved net income of 34 million dollars in Q3

Bosnia and Herzegovina

02.11. – CDB conditions for unit 7 at TPP Tuzla are unacceptable

04.11. – Elektrokrajina’s distribution losses minimal

05.11. – Electricity prices for households should remain the same in 2016

06.11. – Cooperation with Germany in hydro and RES projects

10.11. – 40 % of BiH’s electricity consumption from RES by 2020

12.11. – RiTE Ugljevik arbitration started in The Hague

12.11. – 28 million euros allocated for the reconstruction of 20 substations

13.11. – Brod refinery continues to accumulate losses

13.11. – FBiH energy balance in the first half of 2015



04.11. – Bank’s loan refusal to BEH will not affect electricity price

09.11. – CEZ Bulgaria for more severe electricity theft punishments

09.11. – Rosatom completed NPP Kozloduy unit 6 upgrade

10.11. – Date for final gas interconnection deal signing to be set

10.11. – No gas price hike as of 1 January 2016

11.11. – Total to start Black Sea drilling in spring 2016

13.11. – Bulgaria to start direct negotiations with banks on BEH’s debt



02.11. – AZ OMF bought 1,024 shares of JANAF

04.11. – HEP denies that EC did not approve TPP Plomin C project

04.11. – TPP Sisak C to start trial operation

05.11. – Electricity produced by TPP Sisak will be uncompetitive

06.11. – Construction of biomass power plant in Osijek to start in December

09.11. – 1,500 employees to leave HEP by the end of 2015

11.11. – JANAF and Crodux signed deal on oil products storage



03.11. – Unpaid electricity bills increased by 500 million euros in past 6 months

03.11. – Italian Snam officially declared interest in DESFA

03.11. – Electricity suppliers consider entering gas market

04.11. – EIB signed loan deals with PPC, DESFA and ADMIE

05.11. – DESFA must increase network fees by 30 %

06.11. – ELPE’s EBITDA reached 590 million euros

09.11. – PPC to stop electricity supply to customers with unpaid bills

13.11. – Record earnings for Hellenic Petroleum

13.11. – Ministry of Energy and TAP AG reached an agreement

06.11. – MOL increased net income in the third quarter of 2015

07.11. – MOL to expand its North Sea portfolio

11.11. – State-owned ENKSZ to audit district heating companies

13.11. – MOL to diversify its business

13.11. – Agreement on TPP Kosova e Re construction reached

03.11. – 400 kV transmission line to Serbia almost completed

06.11. – Makpetrol records loss, Oilko records profit

06.11. – Parliament adopted 90 million euros loan for the gasification

10.11. – Electricity generation in October

02.11. – CGES’ decision on property pledge to be made on 1 December

02.11. – Chinese, Slovenian and Turkish companies interested in HPPs

03.11. – Jugopetrol’s net profit rose by 13 %

02.11. – Pljevlja coalmine achieved profit of 6.3 million euros

04.11. – SOCAR is planning feasibility study for Montenegro

09.11. – Italian experts pleased with A2A’s partnership in EPCG

10.11. – Average October electricity bill at 29.9 euros

11.11. – Maltese state-owned company to build Mozura wind farm

12.11. – Electricity prices for 2016 will be known in early December

03.11. – Energy resources and primary energy production in 2014

03.11. – Transgaz adopted 10-year investment plan worth 1.5 billion euros

05.11. – Biogest opens new biogas power plant

05.11. – Hidroelectrica’s gross profit risen by 15 %

05.11. – OMV Petrom recorded loss in the third quarter of 2015

06.11. – MOL increased retail fuel sales by 16 % in 2015

06.11. – Possible heating services halt in Bucharest

09.11. – MoU on the construction of units 3 and 4 at NPP Cernavoda signed

09.11. – KMG invested 3.5 million dollars in offshore oil terminal

11.11. – Electricity production increased by 4.3 %

11.11. – Electricity prices could go down by 3-5 %

12.11. – Transgaz recorded 88.3 million euros profit in 2015

12.11. – Electrica to continue talks with Fondul Proprietatea

13.11. – Chinese demand fixed electricity prices for NPP Cernavoda investment

13.11. – Romgaz delayed development of some gas deposits

13.11. – OMV Petrom to sell natural gas on OPCOM market

13.11. – Oil royalties should remain the same

13.11. – NGOs accuse Minister Gerea of abuses in Electrica

02.11. – EMS commissioned substation Beograd 20

09.11. – Kolubara coalmine produced 23.1 million tons of coal

11.11. – TPP Kolubara fulfilled its annual production plan

11.11. – TPP Nikola Tesla A unit A3 reconnected to the grid

12.11. – Kula wind farm put into operation

12.11. – RES subsidies increased by 10.1 %

11.11. – MOL took over Agip’s petrol stations

05.11. – Turkey will receive gas via Southern Corridor by mid-2018

05.11. – Turkey seeks higher discount on Russian gas at arbitration

06.11. – TUPRAS achieved 39 % higher profit

07.11. – Turkey requested increase of gas supply from Iran

11.11. – TANAP will cost less than initially planned

13.11. – Russia expects an invitation for further TurkStream talks


 Power data  – Page 53

  • Commercial flows per interconnection
  • Production / consumption / export / flow for each border in SEE

Power exchanges  – Page 76

  • Spot market
  • Futures market

ATC auctions – Page 83

  • Monthly ATC Auctions for December 2015


Tenders – Page 85


Upcoming events – Page 90


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