Norwegian Equinor company has booked a capacity for the first time to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Lithuania’s LNG terminals, Kalipedos, the terminal’s operator, told Reuters.
The operator added that other two companies besides Equinor has book a capacity of total 8.9 terrawatt hours (TWh) of LNG during initial bidding for the period of 12 months starting from October 1. About half of the terminal’s annual import capacity which is 39 TWh was used during 2019 and 2020.
Per Reuters, the terminal is connected to gas grids of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Finland. A link to Poland is due to open at the end of 2021.