Lithuanian Geological Survey


Lithuania has nearly exhausted its known mineral resources
2016 m. birželio 21 d. 16:23
Lithuania's mineral resources, mostly used for construction of roads and buildings, are nearing exhaustion, while environmental rules and property rights make it...
Landslide threatens historic Gediminas Castle Hill in Vilnius  (1)
2016 m. vasario 17 d. 12:35
A sudden thaw and heavy rainfall has undermined the integrity of the historic Gediminas Hill in central Vilnius , producing a landslip on its northern slope.
Lithuania to study oil extraction prospects
2015 m. sausio 21 d. 08:46
According to the data of the Lithuanian Geological Survey (LGT) under the Ministry of...
Lithuania may launch new shale gas tender in spring
2015 m. sausio 9 d. 17:40
The terms and conditions for a new tender for shale hydrocarbon exploration rights in...
Lithuania to look for extractable oil in Kaltinėnai field
2015 m. sausio 5 d. 16:01
The Lithuanian Geological Survey (LGT) has launched a strategic environmental impact...
Geologists see bromine and potassium extraction prospects in Lithuania
2014 m. gruodžio 2 d. 14:23
Studies by Lithuanian geologists suggest that underground waters in Western Lithuania contain sufficient amounts of bromine and potassium in order to start industrial...
Lithuania tests its shale for toxic heavy metals
2014 m. lapkričio 11 d. 09:53
The Lithuanian Geological Survey under the Ministry of Environment (LGT) tested samples of rock with shale and found that the heavy metal levels in them presented...
Opinion: American investors and Lithuanian communities in shale gas drama  (1)
2014 m. spalio 17 d. 14:14
One year ago, on 8 October 2013, US energy giant Chevron, which had won the competition for...
PM not distressed about Chevron's disinterest in Lithuanian shale gas
2014 m. spalio 2 d. 10:31
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has played down Chevron's statement that the US...
Lithuanian government refines criteria for shale gas tender
2014 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 13:29
Evaluation criteria, which will be applied to bidders in Lithuania's new shale gas...
Lithuanian government decides on 1 percent tax on shale gas production
2014 m. rugsėjo 29 d. 12:13
Shale gas production in Lithuania shall be taxed at 1 percent in the first three years, instead of applying the previously proposed rate of zero tax , the...
Land of Amber to start mining amber again
2014 m. rugsėjo 12 d. 08:24
Lithuania, often nicknamed the Land of Amber, might launch industrial mining of amber for the first time in the last decade due to disrupted amber import from the...
China geologists interested in Lithuanian shale resources
2014 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 08:44
A meeting with petroleum geology research institutes from the People’s Republic of China...
Lithuania to explore its amber deposits
2014 m. rugpjūčio 26 d. 13:18
The Lithuanian Geological Survey is about to announce a tender for detailed amber...