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The 5th delivery of LNG for PGNiG to Klaipeda. 1 year of use of the reloading station in Lithuania

PGNiG has received in Klaipeda a total of approx. 8.400 tonnes of LNG

The 5th delivery of LNG for PGNiG to Klaipeda. 1 year of use of the reloading station in Lithuania

Warsaw, April 6 - Neftegaz.RU. Polish PGNiG received the 5th cargo of LNG at the LNG reloading station in Klaipeda.
During the 1st full year of its use, PGNiG loaded 327 tank trucks with a total volume of 5,856 tons of LNG for sale.

At the beginning of April, PGNiG unloaded approx. 3 000 m3 of LNG originating in Norway.
Cargo supplied by Gasum arrived by the Finnish tanker Kairos.
It was the 5th gas supply to the LNG reloading station in Klaipeda since April 1, 2020, when PGNiG started the exclusive use of the installations belonging to Klaipedos Nafta.

Paweł Majewski, President of PGNiG, commented:
  • For PGNiG, the use of the Klaipeda station is an opportunity to expand into new markets in the small-scale LNG segment
  • Although still most of the loaded LNG tank trucks leaving from there are still purchased by customers from north-eastern Poland
  • In comparison to distance from Świnoujście, shorter routes between Klaipeda and recipients from this part of the country significantly affect costs of transport, and therefore the price of gas supplied
  • Blue fuel is used not only by business customers
  • It also supplies LNG regasification stations in areas where the gas network does not reach
  • Our gas from Lithuania is also available at stations where LNG is refueled for heavy duty road transportation vehicles
Darius Šilenskis, CEO of Klaipedos Nafta, said:
  • Assessing this 1st year of cooperation with PGNiG, we can confidently state that our efforts to create value for the growing regional LNG market have brought tangible results
  • We hope that this cooperation, defined by the 5-year agreement, will continue to promote the opening of even greater potential in the region, especially as we see efforts in Lithuania to open up the use of LNG as an alternative fuel to commercial road transport
  • In that sense, Poland is an inspiring example
So far, PGNiG has received in Klaipeda a total of approx. 8.400 tonnes of LNG, which corresponds to approx. 127 GWh of energy.
During the 1st full year of use of the station by the company, 92% the gas reloaded to tanker trucks was delivered to Poland, 6% to recipients in Lithuania, and the rest to Latvia.
The contractors include PGNiG Obrót Detaliczny, for which LNG loads are carried from Lithuania by tanker trucks of Gas-Trading belonging to the PGNiG Group.

Source : Neftegaz.RU


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