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Latvijas Gaze asks for temporary derogation of third persons’ rights to use natural gas infrastructure03.05.2016
Latvijas Gaze natural gas utility has asked the Public Utilities Commission for a temporary suspension of third persons’ rights to use the company’s natural gas infrastructure for transportation of natural gas purchased from other suppliers for consumption in Latvia’s territory, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Energy, Gas, Latvia, Legislation
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