Gas as an energy source brings about a number of negative associations in Lithuania due to the lengthy period of time when the country was depended on its sole supplier, Russia’s Gazprom. After Lithuania kicked […]
A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company Gazprom over €1.4 billion sought by Lithuania at Stockholm arbitration court over overcharging for gas supplies has ended in failure of both parties to prove the validity of their claims.
Remigijus Lapinskas was elected as the new president of the World Bionenergy Association in Istanbul. For many years Mr. Lapinskas has headed the Lithuanian biomass energy association Litbioma. “The fact that I was elected to […]
Nord Stream 2, the controversial Russian-German pipeline project, is generating fierce opposition in Central and Eastern Europe as well as from the European Parliament and the European Commission. But could the opponents of the pipeline, owned 50% by Gazprom and 50% by some of the largest Western European companies, stop the project? […]
LT Gas Stream, a gas sale intermediary registered in Switzerland, is no longer selling Gazprom‘s gas to Lithuania’s Dujotekana, Verzlo Žinios reports. LT Gas Stream has been selling Russian gas exclusively to Dujotekana since 2008, […]
On February 16, the European Commission published its long awaited “winter package”, a series of legislative documents partly outlining the foundation of the often debated Energy Union. For those who have lost track, at the heart of the Energy Union lie concerns about single-source dependence on natural gas from Russia. […]
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius claims that the teachers’ trade unions on strike in Lithuania could have been influenced or inspired by Russia has attracted considerable attention. When describing how some members of the teachers’ trade unions attended certain conferences in Russia, the prime minister rhetorically asked, “Who can deny that, after that, some of their suggestions and desires are implemented here in Lithuania?” […]
On Thursday, 17 December, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will travel to Brussels to attend a European Council meeting and discuss additional measures to manage the migration crisis, including the setting up of a European Border and Coast Guard. European leaders will also exchange views on how to strengthen the EU’s energy union and will address EU reforms proposed by the United Kingdom, the presidency said. […]