A natural gas deposit with a total volume of approx. 500 million cubic metres has been discovered in eastern Poland, the CEO of PKN Orlen, a state-owned energy company, has said.
PKN Orlen, Poland's leading oil and gas company, has signed a 20-year contract with the American company Sempra Infrastructure for the delivery of 20 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, signed into law on Tuesday a bill freezing natural gas tariffs in 2023 for all households and vulnerable facilities at 2022 levels.
The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has adopted a bill freezing natural gas tariffs in 2023 for all households and sensitive recipients at 2022 levels.
Poland's prime minister has said the price of natural gas proposed by the European Commission (EC) is too high and more decisive action is needed by the EU's executive arm.
The European Commission (EC) has approved a EUR 10-billion Polish subsidy scheme to shield energy-intensive firms from rising natural gas and electricity tariffs.
The transit of natural gas through the new Baltic Pipe gas pipeline from Norway to Poland has started, pipeline operator Gaz-System tweeted on Saturday.
Poland's environment and climate minister has announced the country will table a motion at a Friday ministerial meeting in Brussels to introduce a maximum price for natural gas.
Poland's natural gas utility PGNiG has signed contracts with Equinor securing up to 2.4 billion cubic meters (bcm) in annual Norwegian natgas supplies over 10 years to January 1, 2033, PGNiG said on Friday.
The Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, has decided to keep lower taxes on certain goods till the end of the year to combat inflation and prolong elevated VAT rates to finance defence spending.