Liquefied gas offers alternative to Russian pipeline

Liquefied gas offers alternative to Russian pipeline


After years of receiving all their gas by pipeline from the North Sea and Russia, the German gas-distribution industry is mulling a plan to diversify supply by building a terminal that could offload liquefied natural gas (LNG) from ships. Not only is a site available in the North Sea deep-water port of Wilhelmshaven - where a desire for scarce jobs outweighs any environmentalist hesitations - a planning permit also exists. The permit was obtained back in the 1970s by Ruhrgas, now a subsidiary of...


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