Two in the running for Alior stake

Eurobank owner and the second-biggest French bank, Societe Generale (SG) or Polish billionaire Leszek Czarnecki are favorites to acquire 26 percent stake in Alior Bank, Bloomberg reported. All parties declined to comment.

Miners protest against shutting down mines

Employees from a Brzeszcze mine, remained underground after their shift ended on Wednesday evening to protest against government’s plan to close four Kompania Węglowa facilities which are losing the most money. Brzeszcze is on this list.

Poland increases its gas import capacities from the West

Poland’s natural gas import from Germany will increase from 3.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) to 5.5 bcm, due to the extension of the Włocławek entry point, gas grid operator Gaz-System said in a press statement. “The possibility of importing gas from the west using the virtual reverse on the Yam...

Poland’s nuclear power plant project delayed

Construction of the nuclear power plant in Poland will be delayed for few months due to PGE EJ1, a PGE subsidiary responsible for the project, cancelling the contract with Australian WorleyPearsons which has been doing environmental and location research for the power plant, Rzeczpospolita reported.