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Berzins: U.S. entrepreneurs could help strengthen Europe's energy market

Berzins: U.S. entrepreneurs could help strengthen Europe's energy market

30.09.2014

While attending the 10th informal Arraiolos Group meeting in the Portuguese city of Braga, Latvian President Andris Berzins pointed out that the arrival of U.S. companies into the European energy market will help stabilize the situation and lessen concerns about one monopoly energy supplier.

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Common security challenges and risks in the EU-Ukraine relations

Common security challenges and risks in the EU-Ukraine relations

30.09.2014

Starting from the beginning of 2014, both the EU and Ukraine have been facing many common challenges related to their respective border, energy and defense security.

airBaltic: AMBER green flying project completed

airBaltic: AMBER green flying project completed

30.09.2014

Latvian airline airBaltic together with its consortium partners AirbusProSky and Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme completed the AMBER project under the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE)., reported BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.


Latvian MFA: goal to reduce emissions by 40% is "ambitious"

Latvian MFA: goal to reduce emissions by 40% is "ambitious"

30.09.2014

The goal to reduce emissions by 40% is ambitious, therefore, it is important to consider how this venture will affect each member state individually, Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) said during the European Union's (EU) General Affairs Council in Brussels yesterday, cites LETA.

EU's policy framework for climate and energy discussed in Brussels

EU's policy framework for climate and energy discussed in Brussels

30.09.2014

At the EU's General Affairs Council meeting on 29 September in Brussels, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Rolandas Krisciunas called for the timely adoption of decisions concerning the EU's energy security, informs LETA/ELTA the MFA.

30.09.2014

Ambassadors of EU countries, Lithuanian MFA discuss relevant issues

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius met with ambassadors of the European Union member states residing in Lithuania and discussed regional security, international policy and other most important issues of the EU, reports LETA/ELTA.

30.09.2014

VAT payment by Estonian fuel companies increased by 38% in 2014

The collection of VAT among companies who are registered as liquid fuel operators in Estonia has increased this year by 30 million euros, or 38%, said the Tax and Customs Board, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

29.09.2014

Ignalina NPP decommissioning price grows to EUR 2.6 bln

As the Lithuanian Ministry of Energy reviewed the final Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP) decommissioning plan, it turned out that the closing price will stand at EUR 2.6 billion at least, while the closing deadline has been extended for 9 years, informs LETA/ELTA.

29.09.2014

Lithuania updates formula for selecting oil, shale gas extraction companies

Lithuanian Government has approved of the updated regulations of the Hydrocarbon Resource Usage Competition, drafted by the Ministry of Environment, reports LETA/ELTA.

29.09.2014

Alexela Energia buys Gasum Eesti

On Friday, the transaction was completed, which made AS Alexela Energia the sole owner of AS Gasum Eesti, LETA/Delfi reports.

26.09.2014

Over 150 participants gathered at the international LNG seminar in Muuga Harbour

Over 150 specialists, investors and port representatives gathered on the 25th of September at the international LNG seminar to discuss over the development of LNG infrastructure in the Baltic Sea ports. The seminar, which took place in Estonia, in Muuga Harbour, was organized by Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) and Port of Tallinn, reports BC port’s press service.

26.09.2014

JetGas opens its first LNG terminal in Saaremaa

Natural gas company JetGas installed an LNG gas storage unit in the Saaremaa dairy industry, which the company says is the only one of its kind gas terminal in the Baltic States, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

26.09.2014

Latvian ambassador: situation in Ukraine is improving, but still tense

Since the ceasefire agreement in Ukraine was reached at the beginning of September, the situation in the country has improved, however, it remains tense, Latvian Ambassador to Ukraine Argita Daudze believes, cites LETA.

25.09.2014

Yatsenyuk to Berzins: energy supplies the most pressing problem in Ukraine

The main political problem in Ukraine at the moment is energy supplies, and it needs to be solved before the arrival of winter, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said during a meeting with President Andris Berzins in the New York yesterday, informs LETA.

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