The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted formal consent to Polish gas monopolist PGNiG to start drilling for oil and gas in the North Sea's PL460 concession, or Skogul deposit, PGNiG announced in a Tuesday press release.
Poland has been making efforts to secure several hundred million euros from the EU's Cohesion Policy for 2021-2027 for new gas infrastructure, arguing that such investments will drastically reduce CO2 emissions, PAP was told by a deputy minister for funds.
Poland's gas monopolist PGNiG plans to continue its gas diversification strategy and to raise the company's value in the short term, newly appointed CEO Jerzy Kwiecinski said at a press conference on Friday.
The production of electricity in Poland based on the burning of coal fell in December 2019 to 46.08 percent from 49.25 percent in December 2018, according to data from state owned transmission system operator PSE.
Canadian firm Central European Petroleum says it has found evidence that one of Europe’s largest undiscovered gas and oil deposits lies buried in the Bay Pomerania, situated between Świnoujście and Międzyzdroje, and around the island of Wolin.
Following a tragic gas explosion in Szczyrk, southern Poland, in which eight people were killed, expressions of sympathy were extended to families of the victims by top Polish politicians.
Eight bodies of four adults and four children have been found by rescuers in the debris of a house destroyed by a gas explosion in the town of Szczyrk, southern Poland, Silesian provincial governor Jarosław Wieczorek reported on Thursday noon.
The project, which will see 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas flowing to Poland annually and 3 billion cubic meters of raw material from Poland to Denmark, was implemented by the Danish Energinet and Polish Gaz-System and has strategic importance in ensuring the diversification of energy sources for Poland.
The Court of Justice of the European Union on Tuesday issued a favourable ruling for Poland by cancelling the EC decision to grant Gazprom 100 percent of the Opal pipeline's capacity.
On August 28, Poland's oil and gas operator PGNiG will launch its first Norwegian Sea drillings as an operator. PGNiG said on Thursday that the drillings will be carried out from a latest-generation rig.