He pointed out in an interview with Latvian Radio that the Klaipeda liquefied natural gas terminal and the Inčukalns underground gas storage are currently supplying fuel. Moscow's requirement to pay per hectare in rubles became a "signal" for a sharp reduction in supplies from the Russian Federation, since they can no longer be relied upon.
"From the point of view of the energy security of the state, it is definitely necessary to resolve the issue of building a second LNG terminal - the sooner the better", - said the head of Conexus.
Today, the Inčukalns gas storage facility has an unusual amount of gas for this period - 7.6 terawatt-hours. Almost as much as Latvia and Lithuania together consume during the winter months. Therefore, there is no cause for concern in the coming months. The Inčukalns gas storage facility started the season on February 26 - earlier than usual. This was done to ensure gas reserves.