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Thursday, 08.10.2015, 00:04
In the first nine months of the year 2015, cargo turnover at the Freeport of Ventspils has reduced by 14.3% when compared to the same period last year, reaching 17.7 million tons of cargo, reports LETA.
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.
During September 2015, the Lithuanian company Klaipedos Nafta reloaded 393,000 tons of petroleum products into its storage tanks of Klaipeda oil terminal and Subacius fuel base (SFB), i.e. down by 6.2% compared with September 2014, when 419,000 tons were reloaded, the company said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania is moving from the post-Soviet to European electricity transmission system and Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius says claims that Russia and Belarus will incur damages are nothing but interpretations. The prime minister says Lithuania is not considering paying compensations to Russia and Belarus in relation to the change of BRELL agreement terms, informs LETA/ELTA.
Allegedly Russia might want to submit a bill to the Baltic countries in case they leave the common power grid, which Estonian power grid Elering says cannot be done, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The main results of X KAZENERGY Eurasian Forum (September 29 - October 1, Astana, Kazakhstan) have been summarized, according to it the resolution including primary recommendations on the further development of oil, gas and energy market in current conditions has been accepted.
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.
Euromin Holdings , the majority shareholder in the Latvian joint-stock oil company Ventspils nafta, has purchased another 11,016 shares in the company, according to an announcement by the Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange, writes LETA.
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.
Today, the anniversary X KAZENERGY Eurasian Forum on the theme “New Energy Horizons: Prospects for cooperation and investments” has continued its work at the Palace of Independence (Astana), informs Shaira Rakhimova, KAZENERGY Association Press Office.
The Palace of Independence (Astana) holds the Jubilee X Eurasian Forum KAZENERGY dedicated to “New Horizons of Energy: Prospects of Cooperation and Investments”, informs Shaira Rakhimova, KAZENERGY Association Press Office.
A new biofuel boiler house located in Vilnius and managed by energy company E Energija group has successfully undergone testing and tuning. The boiler house has become the first regulated independent heat producer in Lithuania's capital, writes LETA/ELTA.
When the last electric cars purchased with government support reached owners, the purchase of such vehicles fell sharply in Estonia; in 2015, not a single electric car was sold in April, May, June and August, LETA/Sakala writes.