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Wednesday, 12.03.2014, 00:33
President Dalia Grybauskaite urged not to repeat past mistakes when negotiating with the Russian gas giant Gazprom, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Energy, Gas, Legislation, Lithuania
The agreement, concluded under the pressure of Estonian economy minister Juhan Parts last Friday, that Estonia and Finland will build a joint regional liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal with the support of European money on both shores of the Gulf of Finland, may be an illusion, LETA/Postimees writes.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius so far is not sure if Lithuania' friendly position regarding Ukraine and hostile position regarding Russia will not have a negative impact on further stages of the negotiations with gas company Gazprom, informs LETA/ELTA.
Today, Latvian Saeima approved in the final reading amendments to the Energy Law, envisaging gradually opening up the gas market until April 2017, informs LETA.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius visited Klaipeda city where he was introduced with the construction processes of the liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal's gas pipeline and quay, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian and Finnish economy ministries agreed last Friday that two regional liquefied gas terminals would be built, one in Paldiski, Estonia and one in Inkoo, Finland and although there will be two LNG terminals, one company will start working on them, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
On Friday, Estonia and Finland signed a letter of intent concerning the natural gas pipeline "Balticconnector", connecting the two states, and building two liquefied natural gas terminals (LNG), LETA/EER reports.