Algirde Pipikaite is an expert on the Baltic States, especially political and international issues related to Lithuania. Moreover, she has international academic and professional experience working on European Union affairs. Ms. Pipikaite speaks fluent Lithuanian, English and German, and is proficient in Italian and French. Based in Washington, DC, she currently specializes in US policy toward the Eastern European and South Caucasus regions.
On October 8, Chevron announced its decision to withdraw its lone bid in a tender for shale gas exploration rights (vzinios.lt, October 8). “Because of the changing regulatory and legislative
Lithuania’s National Energy Independence Strategy, passed by the country’s parliament in June 2012, aims to ensure Lithuania’s energy independence before 2020 by strengthening the country’s energy security and, by extension,
Located at the geographic center of Europe, Lithuania is ideally situated to become a regional transportation hub. Two strategic transportation lines cross Lithuania: the North-South highway and railway line connecting