Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says that an agreement of an agreement with the Norwegian gas company Statoil have already been agreed in order to review the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplied via the LNG Terminal. The head of Government said that the agreement is expected to be signed soon.
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius expects that Norway's gas company Statoil will lower the price Lithuania is paying for liquefied natural gas (LNG). After Litgas, Lithuania's state-owned gas company, concludes negotiations with Statoil, consumers can expect price drops, he said on Monday.
As natural gas consumption has dropped drastically in the energy sector, the minimum quantity of natural gas required for the operation of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Terminal will twice surpass the projected demand by energy producers. The designated supplier, company Litgas, forecasts that due to such changes in the market the average gas purchase price for energy producers may rise by approximately 50 percent. This shows that the existing designated supply model is no longer sustainable.
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