PGNiG Receives First Supply of LNG in Klaipeda

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has received the first supply of LNG delivered by sea at the LNG reloading station located in the sea port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. Since the beginning of April, when PGNiG became the sole user of the station, as many as over 50 LNG road tankers carrying a total volume of almost 1000 t of LNG have been dispatched from the station.

On 11 June 2020, PGNiG received an LNG cargo at the Klaipeda reloading station. Finland’s Gasum delivered approximately 1500 t of LNG that originated in Norway. The liquefied gas has been loaded into onshore storage tanks. From there, it may be transported by LNG road tankers from Klaipeda to consumers in the Baltic States and north-eastern Poland. “Foreign expansion is extremely important to any business. In Poland, we are the leader in the development of the small scale LNG market, and the use of the Klaipeda terminal allows us to join in the development of this segment on the promising local market. We have serious plans to develop sales of LNG in the Baltic States, all the more so that our co-operation with Lithuanian partner, Klaipedos Nafta, the owner of the station we operate in Klaipeda, can be described as exemplary,” said Jerzy Kwiecinski, PGNiG’s CEO…

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