The increase of the capacity of the Klaipėda – Kiemėnai gas pipeline (2015)

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Information about the project

  • The 110 km gas pipeline passes through the municipalities of Klaipėda, Plungė, Telšiai, Rietavas and Šiauliai districts.
  • The project was implemented within a particularly short period of time – 27 months after announcing the tender to purchase design services.
  • Project investments comprise EUR 57.9 million.  During the implementation of the project, more than 9 per cent of planned investments, i.e. approximately EUR 6 million, were saved.

More information about the project: www.ambergrid.lt

PROJECT GOALS AND SIGNIFICANCE

  • Enables diversification of gas supply sources for the Baltic countries’ market participants;
  • Increases Baltic countries’ gas market competitiveness and ensures security of natural gas supply;
  • Enables full utilization of capacities of the LNG terminal in Klaipėda;
  • Has great importance to the formation of the competitive natural gas market in the Baltic region;
  • Increases reliability of the transmission system.
Last updated: 06-10-2021