Monday, September 13, 2021

Poland will not extend a contract for natural gas from Russia

 Poland is becoming independent from Russian gas. Piotr Naimski, the government's plenipotentiary for strategic energy infrastructure, announced that the contract with Gazprom, which will expire at the end of 2022, would not be extended.

He also, admitted that Poland would have to replace the coal with "something" in order to move away from its use.

- We will partially replace it with gas, the amount of gas that we will use in Poland will increase - not by 100 percent, but by 50 percent. by 2030 or the first part of the 30's - said Naimski.

He assured us that Poland will certainly not become dependent on gas Russian supplies. 

Baltic Pipe, Poland's strategic project, should create a new route of natural gas supplies from Norway to the Danish and Polish markets and to end-users in neighboring countries. The gas pipeline will be able to send 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually to Poland and 3 billion cubic meters. from Poland to Denmark. The investors are transmission operators: Danish Energinet and Polish Gaz-System.