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Thursday, 23.10.2014, 00:40
Media reports that Latvia has withdrawn from the talks on buying German company E.ON Ruhrgas 47.32% stake in the Latvijas Gaze gas supply company are not correct, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told reporters Tuesday night, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Keyword tags: Energy, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Latvia, Legislation
The state cannot afford to buy E.ON Ruhrgas 47.23% stake in the Latvijas Gaze gas supply company, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) said in an interview with the Latvian State Television this morning, reports LETA.
Next week liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Independence will arrive to Lithuania, it will ensure Lithuania's energy freedom, says Jovita Neliupsiene, Chief Advisor on Foreign Affairs to President Dalia Grybauskaite, cites LETA/ELTA.
Natural gas import price difference will be compensated to non-household consumers in two years in Lithuania, starting from 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
Lithuanian Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis has said that the incident in the Swedish waters should not hamper Lithuania's Liquefied Natural Gas terminal project, reports LETA/ELTA.
The European Commission recommends Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland to start preparing for an emergency situation immediately since if Russian gas taps were turned off, Estonia, for example, would run out of gas in 4-5 days, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.
Natural gas trading company Litgas has distributed gas amounts, mandatory to be purchased from the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, to heating producers and the Elektrenai Power Plant, reports LETA/ELTA.