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Lithuanian Seimas adopts new energy strategy

Lithuanian Seimas adopts new energy strategy

22.06.2018

Lithuania's parliament on June 21st adopted an updated National Energy Independence Strategy. The strategy has been updated after six years, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Energy, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania



Crude imports via Butinge remain stable in January-May

Crude imports via Butinge remain stable in January-May

21.06.2018

Lithuania's Butinge crude terminal, which is owned by Orlen Lietuva, the Lithuanian unit of Poland's PKN Orlen, handled 3.616 million tons of crude in January through May, up 1.1% from 3.577 million tons a year ago, the Klaipeda port authority told BNS/LETA.

In 2017, amount of electricity produced in hydro and wind power plants in Latvia up by 70.5%

In 2017, amount of electricity produced in hydro and wind power plants in Latvia up by 70.5%

20.06.2018

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in 2017 gross energy consumption1 in Latvia comprised 194.9 petajoules (PJ), which is 5.5% more than in 2016. Over the past five years (from 2013 to 2017), the gross energy consumption has not changed significantly, however the share of renewables has increased by 2.55 percentage points.


Neste plans to expand its station network in Lithuania

Neste plans to expand its station network in Lithuania

20.06.2018

Neste Lietuva, the Finnish-capital company operating a network of unmanned stations in Lithuania, plans to open three new stations in 2018, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvian MFA: Baltic Sea states must work together to reduce sea pollution

Latvian MFA: Baltic Sea states must work together to reduce sea pollution

19.06.2018

All members of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) should agree on practical measures and seek an effective solution so as to reduce the catastrophic pollution of the Baltic Sea, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said during the meeting with the Swedish Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, informs LETA.


19.06.2018

VKG launched EUR 1.5 mln pipe conveyor in Estonia

The northeast Estonian shale oil producing company Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) in spring launched a 1.5 million euro Kiviter pipe conveyor, while previously, waste was transported from factories to the disposal area by cars, informs LETA/BNS.

18.06.2018

In 2017, gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.67 mln tonnes of oil equivalent in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2017 gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.67 million tonnes of oil equivalent and, against 2016, grew by 4.7%.

18.06.2018

Eesti Energia to direct 300,000 tons of limestone into circular economy in 2018

Eesti Energia to direct 300,000 tons of limestone into circular economy this year is to direct altogether 300,000 tons of limestone into the circular economy by delivering limestone from East-Viru County to various regions of Estonia in collaboration with state-owned logistics company EVR Cargo, informs LETA/BNS.

15.06.2018

Presidential office: Shell interested in wider cooperation with Lithuania

Dutch energy company Shell, currently trading in low-volume LNG shipments in Lithuania, is interested in wider cooperation with Lithuania, the Baltic country's presidential office says, cites LETA/BNS.

15.06.2018

Finesse with competition on gas market

The laws govern the rights, duties and liability within the issuing country. They are binding for all parties implementing their rights or duties in the particular country and such parties are also subject to liability specified there. Consequently, a party is responsible for its activities in the territory of the particular country in accordance with legal regulation of such country.

13.06.2018

Latvian Botanical Garden to buy natural gas from Estonia

The Latvian National Botanical Garden will be buying natural gas from EG Energija, the Latvian subsidiary of the Estonian natural gas utility Eesti Gaas, during the next heating season, informs LETA.

13.06.2018

Achema to cooperate with North China Power Engineering

Achemos Grupe, one of the largest business groups in Lithuania, controlled by businesswoman Lyda Lubiene and her daughter, plans to cooperate with Chinese engineering consultancy North China Power Engineering for the implementation of energy projects in Central and Eastern Europe, reports LETA/BNS.

13.06.2018

Eesti Energia again emerges as most highly regarded employer in Estonia

The state-owned energy group Eesti Energia topped the list of Estonia's most highly regarded employers for the fifth year running according to the annual employer reputation survey of Kantar Emor, cites LETA/BNS.

13.06.2018

Eesti Gaas has bunkered Tallink's Megastar with 18,500 tons of LNG

Since 2017, AS Eesti Gaas has bunkered the ship Megastar of the listed Estonian shipper Tallink with 18,500 tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG), informs LETA/BNS.

12.06.2018

Eesti Energia raises capacity for producing electricity from shale gas

Enefit Energiatootmine, a subsidiary of the state-owned Estonian energy group Eesti Energia, has begun using shale gas formed in the process of the production of shale oil in greater amounts than earlier for the production of energy at Eesti Power Plant, reports LETA/BNS.

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