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Poland
June 24, 2020

Poland to Expand LNG Terminal

Poland Signs Deals to Expand LNG Terminal (Reuters) Agnieszka Barteczko (June 24): Poland has signed contracts worth $483 million to expand its LNG terminal in Świnoujście on the Baltic Sea from 5.0 bcm to 8.3 bcm by 2023 in response to increasing domestic demand. An LNG unit of Poland’s gas infrastructure operator Gaz-System and the ports […]

EU Green Deal
May 22, 2020

Eight EU Countries Back Gas During Transition

EU Green Deal: Eight EU States Back ‘Natural Gas’ In Net-Zero Transition (EURACTIV) Frédéric Simon (May 22): In a joint paper, a group of eight EU nations calls for “combined electricity – gas solutions” in the transition to net-zero emissions by 2050. “A transition based solely on renewable energy sources does not consider the need […]

Poland
November 15, 2019

Poland Notification to Gazprom: Nyet!

Poland’s PGNiG Tells Gazprom it Plans to End Gas Supply Deal in 2022 (Reuters) Agnieszka Barteczko and Katya Golubkova (Nov. 15): Poland’s dominant gas firm, state-run PGNiG, said on Nov. 15 that it had notified Russia’s Gazprom that it will not renew their long-term deal on gas supplies when the agreement expires after 2022. Poland […]

Poland
October 18, 2019

Polish LNG Terminal Gets EU Funds

EU Approves Funds for Świnoujście Terminal Expansion The European Commission has approved a €130 million investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to expand the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, northwest Poland. The project will increase the terminal’s capacity to convert LNG into its gaseous form, store it, and ensure that it is easily transported. […]

Poland
March 20, 2018

US-Polish Interests Sign MOU

The U.S. Commercial Service in Warsaw facilitated a trip by government and commercial interests to Poland to attend various events sponsored by LNG Allies during “Energy Exports Week 2018,” including the Third Transatlantic Energy Security Forum in Houston (March 19) and the Expanding Global Gas Infrastructure conference in Washington, DC (March 22). In addition to […]

Transatlantic Cooperation
March 19, 2018

Transatlantic Energy Security Forum

Third Transatlantic Energy Security Forum Held in Houston LNG Allies organized the Third Transatlantic Energy Security Forum (TESF III) at the Petroleum Club of Houston on Mon. March 19. Nearly 100 participants attended this half day conference which focused on the progress that U.S. LNG exporters and natural gas importers and end-users had made since […]

Poland
April 27, 2017

USLNG to Central Europe (Finally!)

In a news release (Apr. 27), the Polish Oil and Gas Co. (PGNiG) said: “The first cargo of LNG from a U.S. supplier is planned to arrive at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. The spot cargo will be delivered by Cheniere Energy, [and] is the first delivery of LNG from a U.S. […]

API
November 22, 2016

Recent LNG Developments

Congress is now in recess for the Thanksgiving holiday, with both chambers scheduled to reconvene early during the week of Nov. 28 to pass another stop-gap government funding bill and to address a few other matters. One item still on the agenda is the legislation that would set a new statutory deadline on the Department […]

Congress
November 18, 2016

LNG Legislation Still Matters

Sometimes on the public policy battlefield it makes sense to lay down your non-lethal weapons (such as bulleted one-pagers and email-tracked vehicles) and declare victory. However, with regard to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) legislation, that time has not yet come (despite last week’s electoral results). For reasons outlined below, the U.S. LNG export community […]

Congress
November 14, 2016

Seven Ambassadors Support USLNG Action

On Mon. Nov. 14, seven ambassadors from Central and Eastern Europe sent joint letters to congressional leaders, calling on them to “continue working towards the goal of enacting LNG legislation still in 2016.” The effort was spearheaded by the Embassy of Poland and the letters were signed by ambassadors from the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, […]

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