Finland receives second LNG cargo after controversial pipeline rupture


Nordic energy company Gasum has received a second cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its Inkoo floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) since the gas pipeline between Finland and Estonia suffered a rupture in early October.

Supplied by Gasum’s longtime partner Equinor, the 400 GWh worth of LNG cargo arrived on 5th November and will be regasified before being fed into the Finnish gas pipeline grid.

The Balticconnector gas pipeline that connects Finland and Estonia was damaged last month, prompting a shutdown which is expected to last at least five months while the pipeline is repaired.

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