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Tuesday, 25.04.2017, 11:41
The Nord Stream 2 project, being pursued by Gazprom, has taken today another important step towards its implementation, responding to the need of the European Union for additional gas imports and thereby improving security of supplies to Europe.
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The gas seller Eesti Gaas sold 176.5 mln cubic meters of gas in the first quarter of 2017, 14.8% less than during the same period a year ago, reports LETA/BNS.
The northwestern Latvian port of Ventspils and two terminals operating there, Noord Natie Ventspils Terminals and Eurohome Latvija, have received an offer to participate in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project by ensuring the storage and deliveries of pipes via Ventspils port, Ventspils mayor and the port’s board chairman Aivars Lembergs said at a news conference today citing LETA.
A new shipment of around 140,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway's Statoil is arriving to Klaipeda on Thursday, marking the first delivery of LNG to the fertilizer manufacturer Achema in the current gas year, writes LETA/BNS.
ithuania's oil and gas loading company Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) will cooperate with the operator of Belgium's liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Zeebrugge, Fluxys, in small-scale LNG projects and creation of infrastructure in Europe, reports LETA/BNS.
With Latvia's natural gas market opened for competition and a discount obtained by Lithuania from Russia's gas giant Gazprom set to expire, liquefied natural gas' share of the Baltic gas market is likely to grow and consumption of gas supplied by pipeline is likely to decline, an Eesti Energia official said LETA/BNS on Friday.
Lithuania has joined Poland's appeal against the European Commission's decision to give Russia's Gazprom more capacity on a branch of the Nord Stream gas pipeline in Germany, with the government saying that Brussels' move may increase Europe's dependence on Russian gas and harm Ukraine, reported LETA/BNS.