Elenger cargo arrived at the Klaipeda LNG terminal
On the order of Elenger, the gas tanker Isabella delivered another shipload of liquefied natural gas (LNG) of American origin to Klaipeda terminal. This is already the fourth major LNG based gas delivery with which Elenger ensures the gas supply of its customers in the autumn months.
“Elenger entered the LNG business five years ago and has become a leading gas seller with LNG competence in the Finnish-Baltic region – our ability to deliver is confirmed by the competition organized for the capacities of the fourth quarter of this year at the Klaipeda terminal, where we managed to book two out of ten slots,” said Elenger Lithuania manager Marius Kairys. The previous three large LNG deliveries, obtained through cooperation with PGNiG, took place in May and June this year.
In the following days, LNG will be bunkered from the tanker to the Independence floating terminal, from where the gas will flow through pipelines to consumers. Sailing under the Greek flag, Isabella, completed last year, is 295 meters long and 46 meters wide, the tanker can hold 174,130 m3 of liquid gas.
Elenger started using the small LNG terminal in Klaipeda already in 2017. In 2019, a contract was signed with Klaipeda Nafta, after which LNG has been purchased through the Independence floating terminal and sent to the natural gas network. In addition, Elenger has been delivering LNG by trucks from different countries for ship bunkering and to off-grid industrial customers for many years.
Elenger is the largest privately owned energy company in the Finnish-Baltic region. The company offers natural gas to customers in the form of pipeline gas, compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG), and operates Estonia’s largest gas network. Elenger is actively engaged in international energy trade, develops a renewable energy portfolio in the form of solar energy and green gas (biomethane) production and sales.
Elenger operates in Finland, the Baltic states and Poland, in the Estonian home market the company is known under Eesti Gaas name. The group’s 2021 energy sales volume was 12 TWh. The group has 50,000 customers.