Friday, 25 May 2018

Parliament Postpones LNG Bill Vote

ZAGREB, May 25, 2018 - The president of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) parliamentary group Branko Bačić said on Friday that due to a large number of submitted amendments, parliament would not vote on Friday on the government-sponsored bill on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, the so called Lex LNG, announcing that the parliament could vote on the bill next week or in early June.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

LNG Terminal Law Draft Hit with Criticism

ZAGREB, May 24, 2018 - Opposition parties in the Croatian parliament led by the Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday lashed out against the Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Bill which should pave the way for the construction of an LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk, describing it as "a rape of the constitution and democracy", a waste of taxpayers' money and "a second stage of the sale of Croatia."

Friday, 18 May 2018

“Russia Can Do More for Croatia than US and EU Put Together”

Russia’s controversial ambassador again criticises Croatia for its attitude towards his country.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

LNG Terminal Bill Sent to Parliament

ZAGREB, May 10, 2018 - The government on Thursday sent to parliament a draft legislation on a liquefied natural gas terminal which would enable the implementation of the strategic project of the LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk within deadlines.

Sunday, 22 April 2018

“LNG Terminal Will Be Ready by 2020 and Profitable”

The new CEO of LNG Croatia is hopeful, despite all the delays and problems.

Friday, 20 April 2018

LNG Croatia Again Gets New CEO

The new CEO is the third one in the last year and a half.

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Disappointing Interest for Potential LNG Terminal in Croatia

Just one binding offer has been received for the lease of capacity of the future (?) LNG terminal on the island of Krk.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Minister Confident about Future of LNG Terminal

ZAGREB, April 4, 2018 - Environmental Protection and Energy Minister Tomislav Ćorić said in an interview with Croatian Radio on Wednesday that he was confident the government would eventually find a solution for the Petrokemija artificial fertiliser producer, which, he said, was one of the burning problems the government had to deal with, the other two being INA and Agrokor.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Local Officials against Floating LNG Terminal on Krk Island

ZAGREB, March 28, 2018 - The head of the northern Adriatic municipality of Omišalj on Krk island, Mirela Ahmetović, told a news conference on Tuesday that European Commission officials had visited Omišalj and that she had informed them that the local authorities were against the planned construction of a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Omišalj.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

“LNG Terminal Key for Energy Independence”

ZAGREB, March 27, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović said on Tuesday that the construction of an LNG terminal is essential for Croatia's energy independence because "we might become hostage to some geopolitical crisis which might not be in our neighbourhood but might obstruct the energy supply," which could affect Croatia's economic and political stability.

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