Energy
Distribution Oltenia launches the first greenfield transformer station in its distribution area
Oltenia Energy Distribution inaugurates the 110/20 kV transformer power station for the Eastern Industrial Zone of Craiova (ZIEC), the first greenfield project in Oltenia to improve the quality of energy distribution for both domestic and industrial consumers . The project was completed within 17 months and had a total value of 5.52 million euros (CAPEX), from its own sources. ZIEC is the second largest investment in the history of Distributie Oltenia, after the modernization of Craiova Centru station and illustrates the company's mission to become a strong local partner, supporting the development plans of the region. The station was built with the support of the local public authorities: Dolj County Council, Dolj County Prefect Institution, Craiova City Hall and Gherceşti Town Hall. more »
Black Sea Oil & Gas and Transgaz signed a contract for the transportation of natural gas from the Black Sea
Black Sea Oil & Gas signed a contract with SNTGN Transgaz for the gas transport for the Midia Gas Development Project (“MGD Project”), a project aimed at putting into production the natural gas of XV Midia Block, offshore Black Sea, Romania.   more »
October 29, 2018 10:44
The Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice (HCCJ) suspended by final ruling the Central Tax Commission decision that qualifies, from a fiscal standpoint, the wind turbine tower as a building, thus taxing it as a regular building. Berechet R...more »
October 11, 2018 11:52
The Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDDB) and Garanti Bank Romania will provide USD 25 million loan to Alum, Tulcea - the sole alumina producer in Romania and one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe, which is part of ALRO Group. BSTDB’s financing amounts to USD 20 million, while the remaining amount will be provided by Garanti Bank. The funding will be mainly used to continue the Company’s investments aimed at reducing its carbon footprint, which have begun a decade ago....more »
May 15, 2018 12:48
Romanian firm Rottco Consult, one of the top 10 players in the Romanian fuel distribution market, has initiated the procedures for starting insolvency proceedings. The measure was taken as a result of a complex market situation with a significant negative impact on ensuring the flow of working capital, such as: non-payment and / or delays in payment of debts from debtors plus debtors who entered the procedure insolvency / bankruptcy; delays in prolonging committed credit lines; early repayment of loans, as requested by bank creditors; unilaterally reducing payment times from some suppliers; suspension after the submission of the bidding offer of the acquisition of the majority stake of the company by an investor....more »
May 07, 2018 15:40
Investments in the Black Sea oil and gas sector will generate revenues of over 26 billion USD to the state budget by 2040, representing an additional 40 billion USD to the country’s GDP. Moreover, the impact on the labor market translates into creating and annually maintaining an average of over 30,000 jobs. These conclusions are based on an independent Deloitte Central Europe report entitled "The contribution of Black Sea oil and gas projects to the development of the Romanian economy", which was performed at the request of the Romanian Black Sea Titleholders Association (RBSTA)....more »
April 04, 2018 15:15
Tinmar Energy, the largest electricity and gas supply company with domestic private capital, enters the domestic consumer market with products tailored to residential consumers. Thus, Tinmar Energy aims to provide electricity and gas supply services to domestic consumers in Romania, with national coverage. It plans to reach 1 million households in the following three years, out of the 7 million existing in Romania. ...more »
February 28, 2018 12:01
The Government hails the partnership relation between EBRD and Transgaz, valuable company in the gas industry in Romania. The signing of the loan agreement of BRUA pipeline is a confidence signal sent to investors with respect to business opportunities that Romania is offering, Vice Prime Minister Viorel Stefan stated on Friday, in London, on the signing ceremony of the loan agreement between Transgaz and EBRD, worth 278 million lei (EUR 60 million dedicated to building the Romanian section of the BRUA  natural gas pipeline)....more »
February 14, 2018 12:34
Hategan Attorneys through the Tax Department won in the first instance at the Timis Court, an important lawsuit against ANAF, DGFP Timis, representing one of the largest developers of renewable energy projects in the West. Thus, the Timis Tribunal decided that several components of the photovoltaic park can not be considered as constructions, thus avoiding the increase of the building tax due. This court judgment could have a major impact on the renewable energy industry....more »
February 05, 2018 13:05
Oil company Chevron will pay the National Agency for Mineral Resources (ANRM) $ 73,450,000 following the termination of three concession oil concessions without complying with the financial obligations of the Oil Law. Following the decision of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris (ICC Paris), the most important international commercial arbitration institution, Chevron is obliged to pay ANRM the amount of USD 73,450,000, plus the legal interest rate set at the NBR + 8%, calculated from 23 October 2014 until the date of full payment, as well and the arbitration costs incurred by ANRM....more »
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