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Vidmantas Macevičius has been appointed the third Vice-Minister of Energy. He is taking office on Tuesday, January 27th. Until now Macevičius was the CEO of EKO TERMO UAB. Earlier he had been working as the CEO of Kurana UAB and the CEO of Rytų Skirstomieji Tinklai AB (the Panevėžys regional electric grid). In 2000–2003, Macevičius was the Mayor of Mažeikiai District Municipality.
On January 14, in Riga, the Ministers responsible for Energy Policy in the three Baltic States have signed the Declaration on Energy Security of Supply of the Baltic States.

Today, on 9 December, Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis participated at the Energy Council meeting in Brussels. The Minister emphasised that closer regional cooperation would accelerate the creation of a liberal and effective regional electricity and gas market and safeguard the security of energy supply.
The project of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Klaipėda has been implemented in time and its cost turned to be lower than planned. Today, 3 December, the official start of the operation of the LNG terminal is announced.
Lithuania is willing to share its experience with Ukraine in seeking energy independence. Lithuania may even supply Ukraine with gas from the LNG terminal in Klaipėda in 2018, as Lithuanian Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis stated at a meeting of the Council of Presidents of Lithuania and Ukraine. 
At the Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul, Turkey, Lithuanian Minister of Energy Rokas Masiulis has met with U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.