Lithiuania: Klaipeda LNG regas volumes jump in September

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification volumes at Lithuania’s first and only import terminal in the port of Klaipeda jumped during September. 

The terminal operator Klaipedos Nafta’s data shows that the company’s LNG import terminal and its small-scale LNG facility have regasified and reloaded 2.40 TWh of natural gas in September, 117.5 percent above the 1.1 TWh regasified and reloaded in the corresponding month last year.

During the first nine months of 2019, the company in total regasified and reloaded 12.59 TWh of the natural gas, 77 percent above the 7.10 TWh reported for the same period of 2018.

The preliminary sales revenue of the company’s LNG terminals for September 2019 comprised €6 million ($6.58 million), 11.1 percent above the €5.4 million reported in September 2018.

The preliminary revenue of the LNG terminals for the nine months of 2019 comprise €53.3 million, 9.9 percent above the €48.5 million reported in the same period of 2018.

The company added that the facility maintained its operational efficiency, operating at 65 percent of its maximum capacity.