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Saturday, 10.10.2015, 19:05
The Economy Ministry has not come up with any economic grounds for a reform at the joint-stock gas utility Latvijas Gaze. Instead, it only holds a political and revolutionary conviction that the company must be reorganized, this according to Latvijas Gaze CEO Aigars Kalvitis in an interview with Latvian Television, inform LETA.
Keyword tags: Energy, Gas, Latvia, Legislation
On September 8th, MEP Gabrielius Landsbergis addressed Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the Energy Union, and Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for competition, saying that the planned Nord Stream 2 project contravenes primary energy security objectives of the European Union (EU) and the Third Energy Package, informs LETA/ELTA.
Construction of the LNG distribution station in Klaipeda doesn’t require environmental impact assessment07.10.2015
The Environmental Protection Agency (AAA) has stated that the construction of the planned Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) distribution station, owned by state company AB Klaipedos Nafta, does not require environmental impact assessment, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro ekspresas.
In an interview with LETA, Economy Minister Dana Reizeniece-Ozola (Greens/Farmers) points out that it is important for Latvia to agree on long-term gas cooperation with Lithuania.
Finnish company Gasum decided to quit the plan of building the Finnish-Estonian natural gas pipeline or the Balticconnector project, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Klaipeda-Kursenai gas transmission pipeline, yet another important infrastructure project, has been successfully completed. It is crucial for the energy sectors of Lithuania and other Baltic States. Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius attended the ceremony marking the completion of the project, reports LETA/ELTA.
The joint-stock gas utility Latvijas Gaze has turned to the Supreme Court with an appeal against the Administrative Regional Court's decision to uphold the Competition Council's EUR 2.2 mln. fine on the company, reports LETA.