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Wednesday, 29.06.2016, 21:06
A new shipment of around 140,000 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Norway's Statoil has been delivered to Klaipeda. It is the tenth shipment to Lithuania this year so far, reports LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Energy, EU – Baltic States, Gas, Lithuania, Transport
Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis says that the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) filling stations in Lithuania and elsewhere in Europe is not fast enough and that decisions in principle will have to be taken on the so-called "blue corridors" in the country, informs LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's state-owned energy group Lietuvos Energija (Lithuanian Energy) is considering possible ways of cooperating with Blue LNG, a joint venture between Klaipedos Nafta and Germany's Bomin Linde LNG, informs LETA/BNS.
A Stockholm arbitration court, which examined Lithuania’s 1.4-billion-euro suit against Russia’s gas supplier Gazprom over overcharging for gas supplies, has found no guilt on Gazprom’s part, Lithuania’s Energy Minister said, cites LETA/BNS.
The new project Nord Stream 2 providing for the construction of another gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea has been actively discussed in different countries. BC offers its readers a series of articles on this hot topic with the comments of Romans Baumanis, Regional Adviser of Nord Stream 2 for the Baltic states. In the first article of the cycle, we talked about the operation of the first submarine pipeline Nord Stream 1, touching upon the reasons for the development of the second project.
Litgas and Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas (Lithuanian Gas Supply, or LDT) are the two of the three users of the Lithuanian natural liquefied gas (LNG) terminal have booked the terminal's capacities for a year in advance. The country's biggest gas user, fertilizer manufacturer Achema, has not booked the capacities yet but may do it anytime later, informs LETA/BNS.
If a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is built in the Russian Kaliningrad region, Lithuania, which is currently the transit country for the Russian giant Gazprom's gas, would feel financial consequences in 10 years at the earliest, says Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis, cites LETA/BNS.