Friday, 9 March 2018

Prime Minister Accuses Critics of LNG Terminal of Populism

ZAGREB, March 9, 2018 – Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said on Friday that some political stakeholders, primarily the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the MOST party, "are now signing a different tune" about the future LNG terminal on the Krk island, saying that as a state and a society we must decide if we want to use these strategic energy projects to put Croatia in a proper place on the map of Europe.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

LNG Terminal on Krk Ruled Environmentally Acceptable

ZAGREB, March 8, 2018 - The project to build a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Omišalj on the island of Krk is environmentally acceptable on the condition that appropriate measures are taken to protect the environment and monitor the situation on the ground, a commission in charge of assessing the environmental impact of the project decided at its third session held at the Environmental Protection and Energy Ministry on Thursday.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

LNG Should Be Built on Goli Otok Instead on Krk

A new proposal for the location of the long-delayed LNG terminal in Croatia.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Thousands Protest against Floating LNG Terminal

ZAGREB, March 3, 2018 - Several thousand people gathered in the northern Adriatic city of Rijeka on Saturday to protest against a project to build a floating LNG terminal at Omišalj on the island of Krk. Among the protesters were local and regional government leaders, members of political parties, environmentalists, athletes and war veterans.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Government Waiting for Expert Opinion on LNG Terminal

ZAGREB, March 1, 2018 - Environment Protection Minister Tomislav Ćorić said ahead of the government session on Thursday that the future LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk was a strategic project and that the government needs to wait for experts to voice their opinion about the project.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

Croatia’s LNG Terminal in Limbo

After many years of preparations and negotiations, the destiny of Croatia’s LNG terminal project on the island of Krk is still unknown.

Sunday, 18 February 2018

“Floating LNG Terminal on Krk Progressing According to Schedule”

ZAGREB, February 18, 2018 - All activities concerning the future liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at Omišalj on the island of Krk are going according to plan and the timeline agreed with the European Commission, which is taking part in the funding of the project, the director of the LNG Croatia company, Goran Frančić, told Hina in an interview.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

US Energy Envoy Voices Support for Croatia’s LNG Terminal

ZAGREB, February 13, 2018 - The US special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs, Sue Saarnio, said on Monday that the project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk was one of the priorities not only for Croatia but for Europe as well, warning that this was a critical moment for European energy security.

Monday, 12 February 2018

Croatia, USA: “Krk LNG Terminal Strategically Important”

ZAGREB, February 12, 2018 - Croatian Economy Minister Martina Dalić and the U.S. Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Sue Saarnio, on Monday agreed that the project of a future LNG on the Croatian island of Krk is of strategic importance.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

“Special Law on LNG Terminal Contrary to Croatian Constitution”

ZAGREB, February 3, 2018 - Social Democrat MP Željko Jovanović told reporters in Rijeka on Saturday that the planned adoption of a law on the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Omišalj on the island of Krk, as announced by Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, would be contrary to the Constitution and the European Charter of Local Self-Government, as well as decisions by Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Omišalj municipality and the will of local residents.

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