The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into a Lithuanian measure to compensate a gas producer for the operation of liquefied natural gas terminal (Litgas)

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into Lithuanian measure to compensate Litgas for operation of LNG terminal* The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the compensation granted by Lithuania to Litgas UAB (‘Litgas') for supplying a mandatory quantity of liquefied natural gas (‘LNG') to the LNG terminal in Klaipėda between 2016 and 2018 is in line with EU State aid rules. The in-depth investigation follows the General Court's partial annulment of a previous Commission decision approving the compensation to Litgas for the period in question. The Commission's investigation In November 2013, the Commission approved a Lithuanian measure to support the construction and operation of an LNG terminal in the Klaipėda Seaport. In October 2018,

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into a Lithuanian measure to compensate a gas producer for the operation of liquefied natural gas terminal (Litgas), 1 December 2022, e-Competitions December 2022, Art. N° 109822

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