Polish gas monopolist PGNiG plans to extract 115,000 of crude oil from the Skogul deposit in Norway in 2020, PGNiG reported in a communique on Monday.
The extraordinary scene was captured on mobile phone at a petrol station in the town of Garwolin, southeast of Warsaw on Monday.
Germany's Bundesnetzagentur energy regulator on Friday refused derogation to the German-Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, thus subjecting it to EU regulations. Polish Deputy PM Jacek Sasin said the decision meant a victory for Poland.
PGNiG Upstream Norway, a subsidiary of Polish gas monopolist PGNiG, has finalised the purchase of shares in the Gina Krog and Alve Nord fields, PGNiG has said in a press release.
Announcing the start of construction work, President Duda said the project would be “very good news for Poland, and not just for the near future, but I deeply believe that for the coming decades."
Poland's PGNiG oil and gas corporation has received the third consignment of US LNG under a long-term deal with the US Cheniere company, PGNiG CEO Jerzy Kwieciński said on Tuesday.
The production of electricity in Poland based on the burning of coal grew in March 2020 to 50.21 percent from 46.79 in March 2019, according to data from state owned transmission system operator PSE.
Poland's gas market leader PGNiG has become on April 1 the sole user of the small-scale LNG reloading station in Klaipeda, Lithuania, which means that the Polish company has the exclusive right to use the LNG reloading station located in the Lithuanian seaport.
Poland's gas company PGNiG posted a consolidated net profit of PLN 1.34 billion (EUR 310.4 million) in 2019, the company announced in its annual report. The figure was in line with earlier estimates.
Government Commissioner for Strategic Energy Infrastructure Piotr Naimski held a meeting in Washington on Wednesday with US Energy Minister Dan Brouillette during which they discussed Polish-US energy cooperation and the US gas supply to Poland.