Baltic Connector Oy has signed agreements for the manufacture of pipes and a dust-liquid separator, which will enable the project to advance as scheduled.
The Council of State approved Baltic Connector’s application for an expropriation and advance seizure permit on 26 October 2017. The permit entitles Baltic Connector Oy to seize the land required to construct the on-shore sections of the natural gas pipeline. Furthermore, the permit also entitles Baltic Connector to transfer gas on the expropriated areas. The […]
Baltic Connector Oy has made the following appointments:
The Balticconnector gas pipeline project is progressing on schedule thanks to the procurement of a compressor. On Monday 16 October, Baltic Connector signed an agreement with Thermodyn S.A.S, part of Baker Hughes, a GE company, on the delivery and installation of the compressor unit. The contract price is around 5 million euros and covers the […]
On 13 October 2017, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment authorised the building of the Balticconnector gas pipeline across the Finnish border. The gas pipeline will be built between Finland and Estonia. When completed, the Balticconnector project will enable the opening of the Finnish natural gas market for competition and connect Finland to EU’s […]
On 19 September 2017 Baltic Connector signed a land lease agreement for a compressor station. The area is leased to Baltic Connector for the transport of natural gas and related operations. The location of the area with the size of 3.3 hectares is in the municipality of Inkoo in the Svartbäck region near the coast. […]
During September 2017, Baltic Connector Oy will begin the second phase of the terrain survey for the natural gas pipeline in the region of Inkoo and Siuntio municipalities and Lohja. In the second phase of the survey, the pipeline routings and work area for the pipeline will be marked in the terrain for inspections.
The public procurement for the manufacturing and installation of the gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia is progressing. Baltic Connector and Elering have screened candidates to find qualifying companies and are requesting for tender for the manufacture of the offshore pipeline from four companies and for its installation from five companies. The companies must submit […]
The Finnish Parliament has today on 26 June approved the Government Proposal for the new Natural Gas Market Act. The purpose of the law is to open up the wholesale and retail markets for competition by the beginning of 2020. The opening of the Finnish gas market and joining the European gas market are enabled […]
The Finnish Government, in its plenary session today on 21 June 2017, granted Baltic Connector Oy consent pursuant to the Act on the Exclusive Economic Zone of Finland to start constructing the Balticconnector offshore pipeline. The consent grants the permission to construct a natural gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia in the Finnish EEZ. All […]