Contents tagged with Poland

  • Poland hikes tariff on Russian gas transit for 2021

    The Energy Regulatory Office of Poland has approved a tariff for gas transit through the Polish section of the Yamal-Europe pipeline.

    "The new tariff for 2021 assumes an increase in average payments for gas transportation services by 16.5% in relation to the current tariff," the statement reads.

    The owner of the Polish section of Yamal-Europe pipeline, EuRoPol Gaz,which is a joint venture between Gazprom and the Polish concern PGNiG, will be affected by the increase in the price of the gas …

  • Poland threatens Gazprom with $50 million fine for failure to cooperate in Nord Stream 2 case

    The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Administration (Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów, UOKiK) has opened a case against Gazprom because of the company's refusal to cooperate in the ongoing antitrust investigation.

    "The rules are clear and the same for everyone, but Gazprom has repeatedly refused to hand over documents related to our investigation. The Russian gas giant cannot stand above the law, so I have opened a criminal case against Gazprom which will result in a fine for …

  • Russia halts gas supplies to Germany via Poland

    Supplies of Russian Gas to Germany via Poland using the Yamal-Europe pipeline have been halted, reported Interfax with reference to the data of the German gas transport operator GASCADE Gastransport GmbH.

    At 08:00-09:00 am Tuesday, the volume of the gas intake at Malnov station on the Polish-German border fell to zero.

    The day before, the transit of gas was at 1% of the regular capacity, with about 25.8 thousand cubic meters per day.

    Gazprom faced difficulties in supplying gas via Poland …

  • Poland prepares a new blow to Russian gas supplies to Europe

    Russian gas giant Gazprom continues to face problems in the European gas market, where demand and prices have collapsed and volume of gas in storage has reached a historic record, repots finanz.ru.

    Following the failure of the Nord Stream 2 project, which came under U.S. sanctions and did not receive regulatory benefits from the German Federal Network Agency, a key operating pipeline for gas exports to the EU came under attack.

    On May 17, the contract for the transit of Russian gas through …

  • Poland recognizes Russia as the main threat to national security

    On Tuesday, May 12, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed an updated National Security Strategy, Polskie Radio reports.

    Polish National Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said that other provisions relating to the activities of the Polish army would be developed on the basis of this document. The Minister stressed that the National Security Strategy deals with threats to which Polish military should respond.

    "This threat is, of course, widely known. This is Russia's aggressive policy. We …

  • Poland receives final permit for construction of Baltic Pipe gas pipeline

    The Swedish government has approved the construction of the offshore section of the Baltic Pipe pipeline, through which Norwegian gas will go to Poland, reported the Polish gas pipelines operator Gaz-System, which is building the pipeline together with the Danish company Energinet SOV.

    About 85 kilometer of pipeline will be in Sweden's exclusive economic zone. In general, the length of the underwater part of the pipeline, which will be laid on the bottom of the Baltic Sea, will be about 275 …

  • Poland begins construction of Baltic Pipe gas pipeline

    Poland will begin construction of the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline in the coming days, announced Polish President Andrzej Duda.

    "In fact, the construction of the Baltic Pipe begins, that is, the famous gas pipeline, which will pass first from the Norwegian shelf to Denmark, and then through Denmark to Poland, to our coast," he said.

    According to the Polish President, last week the operator of the Polish gas pipeline network Gaz-System signed a contract for the implementation of this project with …

  • Belarus to build new pipeline to deliver oil from Ukraine and Baltics

    President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has signed an order to build an oil pipeline that will supply oil from Ukrainian and Baltic ports, reported by the press service of the President of Belarus.

    "In order to diversify oil supplies to Belarus in 2020-2023, an investment project to build the Gomel-Horki main oil pipeline will be built," the statement said.

    The company responsible for the design and construction of the oil pipeline will be Joint Stock Company Gomeltransneft Druzhba. The …

  • Gazprom agrees to reduce gas prices for Poland

    Russian gas giant Gazprom promised to reduce the price of gas supplied to Poland (under the Yamal contract) after the demands of the Polish state oil and gas company PGNiG, reported the head of PGNiG Jerzy Kwieciński. He added that the Russian company also pledged to correct the bills issued for March and April 2020.

    "I'm pleased to inform you that today PGNiG received Gazprom's correction to the invoice for gas supplies in March'20 I appreciate the quick reaction of our business partner, who …

  • Poland threatens to seize Gazprom assets

    Polish Deputy Minister of State Assets Janusz Kowalski said in an interview with WProst that he was ready to put pressure on Gazprom to force the Russian company to comply with the Stockholm arbitration decision and change the gas price formula for Warsaw. This could include the seizure of Nord Stream 2 assets.

    Kowalski cited as an example the dispute between Gazprom and Naftogaz of Ukraine, during which, according to the deputy minister, the Russian side also refused to comply with the terms …