State-owned storage and non-commercial LNG terminal among energy security options

Long-awaited review to be published next week amid concerns for gas security across Europe

Ireland is expected to return to a near-complete reliance on gas imports by the end of the decade as Corrib gas runs out. Picture: Getty

The construction of a state-owned gas storage facility, and a non-commercial Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) import terminal are to be recommended as part of an energy security review to be published next week, the Business Post can reveal.

Following its publication, Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, is to launch a consultation on the proposed options, before deciding on a final government policy in early 2023.

Today, Ryan told reporters in Dublin that the ...