The Klaipėda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Lithuania expects to receive about 138,000 cubic meters of LNG from Egypt’s Idku LNG plant for the first time on May 7, according to Hellenic Shipping news.

Klaipėda LNG terminal in Lithuania, which is operated by AB Klaipėdos Nafta (KN), has recently completed its planned maintenance and repair works.  Mindaugas Navikas, Chief Sales Officer at KN, indicated that Egypt could become a new supplier for the European energy market.

“Egypt announced in January that it would significantly increase exports to Europe to meet the growing demand for LNG here. Taking into account both the requirements of Klaipėda LNG terminal equipment and the requirements of the Lithuanian natural gas market, the natural gas liquefied in Egypt is suitable for our natural gas system in terms of its calorific and energy value.” Navikas, added.