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Russia resumed transit of gas through Lithuania in former volume — Rambler News Service


Russian gas supplies to the Kaliningrad region in transit through Lithuania were resumed at the level which was before start of the LNG terminal in Kaliningrad, data of the Lithuanian gas transmission operator Amber Grid. Transit of gas demonstrate it was reduced since January 5, 2019, then it decreased to zero, however on a state on January 10 again reached former value - higher than 9 million cubic meters a day. On January 8 the current year Gazprom put into operation the sea terminal on intake of gas and floating regasification platform in Kaliningrad. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller during the ceremony of start of the terminal said that transit of gas to the Kaliningrad region through Lithuania is temporarily suspended. The deputy head of National Energy Security Fund Alexey Grivach explained RNS that it is about a temporary stop of transit for the period of start of the terminal. According to him while the transit contract with Lithuania works, problems with providing the Kaliningrad region with gas should not arise, and the terminal will be used as a reserve source of deliveries as supply of pipeline gas to the region is more economic.

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