As part of the Polish government's New Polish deal, several hundreds of millions of zlotys will be earmarked from the state budget to build out the national gas network, the prime minister announced on Friday.
Poland's foreign minister has raised concerns that his nation is being sidelined in security debates between the US and European countries.
The European Commission has said it is ready to step in and help solve a problem threatening the completion of a pipeline that will bring Norwegian gas to Poland, a Commission spokesman told PAP on Wednesday.
Poland plans to reduce its dependency on coal over the coming two decades by building a “zero-emission energy system,” President Andrzej Duda told the Climate Leaders' Summit on Friday.
Eighty MEPs on Wednesday appealed to the EC not to resign from natural gas as an interim fuel in the energy transition process.
The Dutch government resumed behind-the-scenes diplomatic negotiations with Russia in 2017 on the Nord Stream II pipeline project, the independent Follow the Money (FTM) web portal revealed on Monday.
Bix Aliu, the chargé d’affaires ad interim at the US Embassy in Warsaw, said on Friday that companies involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline risk facing US sanctions and should withdraw from the project.
Poland's leading petroleum company PKN Orlen has officially opened its first own natural gas field in Bystrowice, southeastern Poland, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
The Polish ambassador in Germany has criticised plans to establish a foundation to support the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The German-Russian pipeline, to run along the Baltic seabed, has been strongly protested by Poland and the Baltic countries.
The state-controlled Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has been given the green light by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to acquire stakes in two gas producing fields in the North Sea, the firm said on Tuesday.