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Wednesday, 23.04.2014, 12:48
Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said during a working visit to Finland on Tuesday, at a meeting with his Finnish colleague Jyrki Katainen that the Balticconnector gas pipeline and LNG terminals need a fast agreement and the long-delayed process has to be completed, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Keyword tags: Energy, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Legislation
The Dobele gas storage facility in Latvia could serve as a regional importance gas infrastructure object and source, Economy Minister Vjaceslavs Domvrovskis (Reform Party) believes, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Estonian Riigikogu Member Sven Sester, who headed the Baltic Assembly energy market round table meeting that took place in Klaipeda, Lithuania, said that the Baltic states aspire for independence from Russian gas, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Lithuania-based oil company Klaipedos Nafta informed that on April 11, 2014, the National Commission for Energy Control and Prices of Lithuania (NCECP) decided to approve the Rules for Use of the Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal, informs LETA.
The government has until May 2 to decide whether to buy German company E.ON Ruhrgas’s stake in the natural gas supply company Latvijas gaze, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told members of the press yesterday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
If the government approves buying gas supply company Latvijas gaze shares, it will be able to find money necessary for the acquisition of the shares, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said in an interview with the Latvian State Television this morning, informs LETA.
The government could decide by the beginning of May whether to buy German company E.ON Ruhrgas stake in the gas supply company Latvijas gaze, Economy Minister Vjaceslavs Dombrovskis (Reform Party) told the TV3 television on Sunday, cites LETA.