Jerzy Kwiecinski has resigned as CEO of Polish gas monopolist PGNiG, as of the end of October 22, the company has announced. He had held the role of CEO since January 2020.
Polish gas conglomerate PGNiG is interested in purchasing assets owned by Ukraine's government and seeks insight into their condition, PGNiG CEO Jerzy Kwiecinski said in Kiev on Monday.
Poland's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has imposed an over PLN 29 billion (EUR 6.45 billion) fine on Russian gas giant Gazprom, and over PLN 234 million (EUR 52 million) on five other companies working on the Russian-German Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project.
Poland is currently implementing many gas projects that will ensure energy independence, Polish President Andrzej Duda wrote in a letter to the participants of the Gazterm conference that began on Monday in Miedzyzdroje, northern Poland.
The PGNiG gas company plans to raise it annual gas production output to 0.9 billion cubic metres in Norway in 2021 after the planned acquisition of two new fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The European Commission has accepted the application of gas transmission operator Gaz-System to join the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance whose focus is on supporting the creation of a hydrogen-based economy in the EU.
The German-Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project has already cost Europe too much. The stake is European security, credibility and independence, and it is rising from year to year, PM Mateusz Morawiecki wrote for Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily.
Security of gas supply, synchronisation of energy systems and offshore development in the Baltic region have been discussed by Polish Climate Minister Michal Kurtyka and Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas, the climate ministry said on Wednesday.
Today's decision follows an in-depth investigation by the European Commission of the proposed merger between the two large Polish integrated oil and gas companies.
The Swinoujscie gas terminal in north-western Poland received its 100th liquefied natural gas cargo on Friday. The 90,000 tonnes LNG shipment came from Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Limited (Qatargas) aboard the Al-Safliya LNG tanker.