Poland will follow a reasonable path of liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from Russia in order not to deprive Polish customers of access to this fuel, the development minister has said.
The Polish government submitted on Wednesday a complaint to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) against an EU regulation on voluntary reduction of natural gas consumption this winter, a deputy justice minister has announced.
Poland was against the EU regulation on a voluntary reduction of natural gas consumption this winter, according to documents published on the European Council's website.
Poland's gas reserves are fully stocked and gas supplies are taking place according to plan, the climate and environment minister said on Thursday.
If the EU would like to force Poland to reduce its gas consumption, Warsaw may veto the recent EU agreement on 15-percent gas cuts, according to Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister.
Polish gas storage tanks have been filled to 84 percent capacity and the country needs no Russian gas now, Jacek Sasin, a deputy prime minister and the state assets minister, has said.
A conference of countries providing aid to Ukraine will be held at Warsaw's National Stadium on Thursday, a deputy foreign minister has announced.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has called for the EU to impose duties on Russian oil, gas and coal.
Poland will no longer need Russian gas supplies delivered by the Yamal pipeline next October owing to the start of deliveries of North Sea gas via the new Baltic Pipe.
The Polish State Assets Minister has stated that LNG contracts signed by oil and gas PGNiG company with the US and other natural gas projects let Poland be more optimistic about the future and more independent of Russian gas deliveries.
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