Estonia: VKG loses oil shale price dispute in court

Northeastern Estonia-based shale oil producer Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) lost in court in an oil shale dispute against state-owned energy group Eesti Energia and the Estonian Competition Authority. Tallinn Administrative Court decided not to satisfy a claim filed by VKG AS and VKG Oil AS regarding the termination of a supervision proceeding. The Estonian Competition…

Estonia: Elron to increase ticket prices

The Estonian state-subsidized Elron, which operates passenger rail service across Estonia, is increasing ticket prices for its electric and diesel trains by 3% to 5% on average. The new prices will take effect on December 10. “Beginning on December 10, the procedure for calculating infrastructure fees will change,” explained Elron sales and development manager Ronnie…

Estonia: Elron to raise ticket prices

A ticket price increase for Elron trains is inevitable because the wages of the company’s employees need to be increased, among other things, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kadri Simson (Center) said. “Elron’s ticket prices have been unchanged for several years now, whereas the overall price rise during the same period has reached almost…