Finland chills to Russian gas, will connect to EU


View of the Helsinki port late on May 9, 2016. Maritime traffic and industrial processes in Finland could benefit from regional natural gas connections.

Helsinki seeks diversification, energy options

HELSINKI – Russia gas supplies to Finland have never been interrupted and the two countries share close relations but the Scandinavian country is planning to connect to the European Gas Network and create new gas market opportunities, Herkko Plit, Deputy Director General of the Energy Department at Finland's Employment and Economy Ministry, told New Europe.

“Currently we’re 100 percent dependent on Russian gas and we want to create the diversified gas supplies and the security of supply is al...

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