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Yesterday, on 28 October, the Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis met with Amos Hochstein, the Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs leading the Bureau of Energy Resources at the U.S. Department of State. During the meeting, the security of energy supply, liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the U.S. and other issues were discussed.
On 27 October, the Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis had bilateral meetings with the Norwegian Minister of EEA and EU Affairs Vidar Helgesen and the Finnish Minister of Economic Affairs Jan Vapaavuori. The ministers discussed energy policy issues, the progress in the implementation of energy projects as well as the prospects of the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure in the region.
On 27 October, the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) “Independence” sailed into the port of Klaipėda. The Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis says the LNG terminal will open international gas markets for Lithuania and its neighbours.
On 9 October, Rokas Baliukovas undertook his duties as the Vice-Minister of Energy. Baliukovas previously worked as the Head of the Department of Energy of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.

On 5–6 October, the Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis attended the Informal Energy Council held in Milan within the framework of the Italian Presidency of the EU. A report of the Presidency on short, medium and long-term measures to strengthen EU energy security as well as the main challenges to the completion of the EU internal energy market were presented during the meeting. Issues of energy efficiency and the 2030 climate and energy policy strategy were discussed as well.
On 2 October, Aleksandras Spruogis was newly appointed as the Vice-Minister of Energy. Spruogis held the position of the Vice-Minister of Energy in the team of the former Minister of Energy Jaroslav Neverovič as well.