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Ukraine mulls reviving LNG terminal project

Kiev needs to overcome geopolitical hurdles preventing LNG from reaching its Black Sea shores by reaching an agreement with Turkey over its exclusive economic zone Kiev needs to overcome geopolitical hurdles preventing LNG from reaching its Black Sea shores by reaching an agreement with Turkey over its exclusive economic zone.
By Anna Gumbau 22 October 2019 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 34705
The vessel Pioneering Spirit crosses the Bosphorus on its way to lay Russia's Turkish Stream pipeline. (PA)

Ukraine is attempting to revive an old project to build the country’s first LNG terminal at Odessa on the Black Sea. However, geopolitical hurdles have so far prevented the project from going ahead.

The FSRU-based terminal would be located at the port of Reni in southeastern Ukraine, close to the border with Moldova. Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska, energy investment expert at thinktank the Ukrainian Institute for the Future and a former member of the Ukrainian parliament, told Interfax on the sidelines of the BNEF Summit...