Locked content EU court rejects Polish bid to stop Opal deal

EU court dismissed Poland and PGNiG’s request to stop the deal, giving Gazprom bigger share in gas transit through the Opal pipeline. Back in 2009, the European Commission decided that 50 percent capacity of the Opal extension would be reserved for Gazprom and exempted from the EU law. The rem...

Locked content Gas deliveries through Yamal pipeline resumed

The reverse-flow deliveries of Russian gas to Poland resumed on Friday, after a two-day suspension due to concerns over the gas quality. “From this afternoon on, the quality of natural gas that enters the gas transportation system of Poland corresponds to that foreseen in the contract,” Gazprom said...

Locked content Gas deliveries through the Yamal gas link suspended

Poland temporarily suspended gas deliveries from Russia via the Yamal pipeline due to its poor quality. Russian Gazprom confirmed it, saying that this is a “short-term technical problem.” According to pipeline operator Gaz-System, the deliveries would not be resumed until June 23 at earliest, and th...

Locked content PGNiG urges EU to take a tough stance on Gazprom

WSE-listed, state-owned gas giant PGNiG asked the European Commission to take a tough stance in its antitrust investigation against Gazprom, proposing that the Russian behemoth should pay fines and was forced to sell its assets. “The European Commission should financially punish Gazprom and create c...

Locked content EU and Gazprom close to reaching a deal

According to the European Commission, Gazprom commitments to solve the antitrust issues the bloc had with the Russian gas giant should be enough and provisionally accepted them. “We believe that Gazprom’s commitments will enable the free flow of gas in Central and Eastern Europe at competitive price...

Locked content PGNiG sues European Commission

WSE-listed gas giant PGNiG’s German unit, Supply&Trading GmbH, filed a lawsuit against the European Commission’s decision to exclude the Opal gas pipeline from the “regime of third party access rules,” PGNiG’s CEO Piotr Woźniak said on Monday. PGNiG also asked for an injunction on the EC’s...

Locked content Gazprom: setback on Nord Stream II just a ‘technicality’

Russian energy company Gazprom has voted to approve the cancellation of last year’s agreement with its European partners to build the Nord Stream II pipeline, according to TASS news agency. However, the report also stated that Gazprom viewed the annulment as a “technical step” and intended for the p...

Locked content Poland will not extend gas deal with Russian Gazprom

Poland will not extend its long-term natural gas deal with Russia’s Gazprom beyond 2022 on current terms, hoping to plug the gap in supply with imports from Norway via a new Baltic Pipe project with 10 bcm capacity, Poland’s pointperson for strategic energy infrastructure Piotr Naimski s...