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.
Polish fuel concern Orlen will partner energy company PGNiG in the construction of a gas and steam power plant in the north-eastern city of Ostroleka.
The mayor of Warsaw, has described the use of pepper spray by police on protestors at a recent abortion demonstration in the capital as “incomprehensible”.
Polish energy giant PGNiG has struck a natural gas deposit in the Norwegian Sea estimated to be contain around 8 and 40 billion cubic metres of gas and condensate.
Two new LNG tankers, chartered from the Norwegian firm Knutsen OAS Shipping, will transport liquefied natural gas contracted by Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) from the US to Poland.
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.