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Thursday, 27.11.2014, 07:16
Lithuania is ready to share its experience with Ukraine in striving for energy independence. Ukraine could receive gas from the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Klaipeda since 2018, Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis said at the Lithuania-Ukraine Presidents' Council, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus discussed the current security situation with Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja and Chairman of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Timo Soini during her visit to Finland on Friday, reported BC the foreign ministry press department.
Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis, who on 19-21 November took part at the Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul, presented Lithuania's energy achievements to United States Secretary of Energy, Dr. Ernest Moniz, cites LETA/ELTA.
Completing Europe: from the North-South Corridor to energy, transportation and telecommunications union21.11.2014
Economic growth and energy security are the backbones of the European Union’s resilience, but are both the weak spots in the chainmail of Europe. This challenge should be addressed by the creation of an integrated set of energy, transportation, and digital links, a North-South Corridor spanning across Central Europe, linking the Baltic to the Adriatic and Black Seas.
The final natural gas price for heat producers (those buying from the new company Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas, owned by Lietuvos Energija Group, and from LITGAS) in 2015 will be by 6-7% or by LTL 100 (EUR 29) / 1,000 cubic metres cheaper than this year, the Ministry of Energy says, cites LETA/ELTA.
Minister of Energy in Lithuania Rokas Masiulis welcomed the participants of the Baltic Energy Forum 2014. He emphasized that the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal will change the rules that the energy market operates under, writes LETA/ELTA.
After the Estonian and Finnish prime ministers concluded an agreement on liquefied natural gas (LNG) this week, the best location for the Estonian regional LNG terminal in the changed situation now is the port of Muuga, announced oil products' transit and storage company, Dutch firm Royal Vopak's Estonian subsidiary Vopak E.O.S., LETA/Postimees Online reports.