PGNiG ready to receive larger amount of LNG from abroad
Demand for gas in Poland and Central Europe is growing, which is reflected in the plans of Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG). In order to increase the possibility of supplying more commodity to the region, the company reserved additional 35% of regasification capacity at the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście.
PGNiG Group reports stable growth in H1 2017
In the first six months of 2017, the PGNiG Group recorded about 15% year-on-year rise in the volumes of gas sold to external customers. Net profit increased by 65%, to almost PLN 2.1bn. The Group’s EBITDA came in at just under PLN 4.2bn for the first half of 2017, having increased 33% year on year. The first half year results are not weighed down by major impairments, in contrast to the same period last year, when impairment losses reduced consolidated EBITDA by over PLN 550m.
PGNiG has officially voiced a need for gas transmission capacity in the North-South Gas Corridor in the first phase of the Open Season procedure
Polish Oil & Gas Company has submitted its request in the first phase of the reservation procedure for gas transmission capacity to create a pipeline link between the Norwegian Continental Shelf deposits, Denmark and Poland.