Polish Briefing 31 October, 2017 9:00 am   
COMMENTS: Mateusz Gibała

Polish Briefing: PGNiG has a deal for gas warehouses usage in Ukraine

What goes on in Poland on the 31st of October.

PGNiG has a deal for gas warehouses usage in Ukraine

PGNiG signed another deal with the Ukrainian networking system and warehouses operator Ukrtransgaz. The new contract will allow PGNiG to use underground gas facilities in Ukrainian territory.

The deal gives PGNiG new opportunities of trade activities development in gas trade on Ukrainian market.

-According to PGNiG strategy, we dynamically increase our activity on European markets. Signing a deal with Ukrtransgaz is an important element of our developing our company’s activities aimed to strengthening the competitiveness of our company in Ukraine – said Maciej Woźniak, PGNiG’s vice-president.

The deal signed by PGNiG has a frame character. Depending on current needs and actual market position, PGNiG will be able to flexibly use Ukrtransgaz’s gas warehouses.

Nord Stream 2 in Euronest. Poles in action

In the upcoming week, a plenary session of Parliamentary Assembly Euronest will take place in Kiev. It gathers MEP and MPs from Eastern Partnership states.

A raport on Paris Agreement implementation is going to be adopted – it will draw attention to threats for Eastern Partnership states that Nord Stream 2 causes, it will call on diversification of sources of supplies and will stress a key role of renewable energy development. The author of the document is Polish People’s Party’s MEP Andrzej Grzyb. MEPs Dariusz Rosati and Bogdan Zdrojewski will also take part in the meeting.

The sessions take place from 30th of October and 1st of November.