Bulgaria News

Moderate Earthquake Hits Bulgaria

Bulgarian officials say a moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 struck near the capital of Sofia. There are no initial reports of injuries or damage. The earthquake, which the U.S. Geological Survey measured at 4.6 on the Richter …

Bulgaria Bans Chevron From Using ‘Fracking’

Bowing to public pressure, Bulgaria’s government said U.S. oil company Chevron cannot explore for shale gas in the country using the extraction technique known as “fracking.” Energy Minister Traicho Traikov said that under Tuesday’s decision “Chevron can still have the …