Energy

Lietuvos Energija says international investors interested in building cogeneration power plants

The state-controlled energy group Lietuvos Energija, which develops new cogeneration power plant projects in Vilnius and Kaunas, has attracted particular interest of potential partners with 24 legal entities from 10 different states expressing an interest to participate in the development of power plant projects, Lietuvos Energija says in a statement. […]

PKN Orlen Lietuva
Energy

Prime Minister Butkevičius: Proposals for ORLEN Lietuva still on the table

Responding to public information about further activities and difficulties experienced by oil refinery ORLEN Lietuva, Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius reminds that the company, just like other petroleum refining companies operating in the European Union, is facing structural problems propelled by fundamental changes in the global fuel market. […]

Leif Arne Ulland
Uncategorized

Norway to support energy security projects in Lithuania

Lithuania’s priority projects in the field of energy security will also be financed under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism in the future. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius and Norway‘s outgoing Ambassador to Lithuania Leif Arne Ulland discussed this and other key areas of the bilateral partnership on monday, the MFA said. […]

Gas pipeline
Energy

Amber Grid signs gas pipeline construction contract

On Friday, having received an ascent of the Board of Directors, Lithuania’s Amber Grid, which runs the country’s gas distribution infrastructure, signed contracts on works of the construction of gas pipeline Klaipėda-Kuršėnai and the purchase of pipes necessary for the construction, Amber Grid informs. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius
Energy

Prime Minister Butkevičius: Chevron’s exit will not change Lithuania’s shale plans

US energy giant Chevron’s withdrawal from Lithuania is not changing the government’s plans regarding shale gas exploration, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said on Wednesday, adding that a new call for tenders will be announced this autumn. […]