A plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Skulte, a small Latvian port in the Gulf of Riga, as well as a gas pipeline is being put to public debating in June and July, the Latvian environmental supervision authority informed on Friday, .
Skulte LNG Terminal company plans to build the gas terminal in the northwestern part of Skulte Port, 2.5 kilometers from the shore. The LNG terminal would be able to receive tankers with a capacity of 40,000 to 174,000 cubic meters.
The plan also includes laying a 39.5 kilometers long pipeline for shipping gas from Skulte Port to the Incukalns underground gas storage facility outside Riga.
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