Lithuania plans to build a gas pipeline Amber capacity of 5 billion cubic meters of gas per year. It will be held from Lithuania to Poland and the Baltic states to join with the European Union's gas transportation system, bypassing Russia.
According to the Moscow edition of the "Kommersant", formerly of the project Amber gave Russia the benefit of the underwater pipeline under the Baltic Sea.
Amber can become part of a unified gas transportation system of the Baltic States. Commercial Director transmission system Lietuvos Dujos Joachim Hokkerts consider the proposed pipeline "strategically important" in ensuring the integrity of the EU gas market, because today all gas exports from Russia Lithuania. In Poland hopes that the project can carry up to 2015