Lithuania wants to purchase the Klaipėda LNG terminal's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) from Norway's Hoegh LNG before the expiry of the 10-year lease period in an effort to reduce the terminal's costs and will seek support from the European Union for this purpose, Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis said on Tuesday.
The gas tanker "Golar Seal" and the LNG terminal "Independence"
© M.Milinio nuotr.

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