Polish state-owned natural gas company PGNiG has forecast an increase in its extraction of gas in Norway for the years 2022-24.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, said on Wednesday that thanks to "foresight and the persistent implementation of gas projects" Poland will be independent of Russian gas supplies from the end of April.
Poland's prime minister said on Saturday that many in the EU had now realised gas was not only important to Moscow as a source of financing but was also a matter of the "dependence of Europe."
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has appealed to the European Commission and Western European countries to develop a roadmap towards achieving "the desired independence from Russian oil, natural gas and coal".
Polish oil and gas company PGNiG estimates its gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf at around 2.6 billion cubic metres (bcm) in 2022, Robert Perkowski, the PGNiG vice-president and COO, told reporters on Thursday.
VIDEO: The remarkable video which is being hailed as the world’s first sighting of a polar bear hunting a reindeer, was captured by Polish scientists at the Polish Polar Base in Norway. The scientists say reindeers could be becoming a staple diet for the bears as a result of climate change.
Poland has donated 55,200 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Kyrgyzstan, the second Central Asian country to receive Polish vaccines, the Foreign Ministry has reported.
A map published by LOT Polish Airlines on Tuesday on social media named Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, North Macedonia and Cyprus as ‘green countries’ where no test was needed to get in.
Poland has received good news from its Danish partners concerning the stalled work on the natural gas pipeline between the Norwegian sector of the North Sea and Poland - it will be resumed - said Poland's climate minister on Saturday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has talked to the Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, about the recent setback to Poland's strategic gas pipeline that the Danish environmental agency has stalled.