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28.01.2014 Polish PGNiG granted another operator license in Norway

PGNiG Upstream International, a subsidiary of Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA, has been awarded a 50% interest in the PL756 operator licence in the Norwegian Sea, PGNiG’s press service said on January 27.

24.01.2014 First commercial shale gas may be produced in Poland soon

Natural gas flowed from the vertical Lewino well in a shale formation in the Baltic Basin in northern Poland at as much as 60,000 cubic feet per day during tests, Dublin-based San Leon, a natural-gas explorer backed by billionaire George Soros and Blackrock Inc., said on

21.01.2014 Poland’s PGNiG to review participation in Libyan project

The PGNiG Management Board has recognised an impairment loss on PGNiG's interest in POGC Libya BV, a subsidiary, and a provision for the outstanding licence obligations under the Murzuq project in Libya, PGNiG’s press service said on January 20.

16.01.2014 Eni reportedly to pull out of Polish shale gas exploration

Italian energy firm Eni will give up all of its Polish shale gas permits because of tough geology and an unclear regulatory environment, the same issues that have already pushed other foreign firms to quit Polish shale, industry sources said, Reuters reported on January

14.01.2014 Polish shale gas exploration slow, auditors say

A report by Poland's senior auditing institution has warned that at the current rate it will take 12 years before the country's shale gas potential can be properly assessed, Polish Radio reported on January 13.

10.01.2014 Poland’s Orlen takes over aviation fuel sales from Petrolot

As part of the restructuring of the Orlen Group’s aviation fuel sales model, Orlen is taking over direct sales of JET A-1 and AVGAS 100LL fuels to air carriers from Petrolot, which will continue to operate as a ground handling agent, Orlen’s press office said on January

03.01.2014 Polish PGNiG opens new gas storage facility

Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA has opened a new cavern underground gas storage facility in Kosakowo, northern Poland, PGNiG’s press service said on January 2.

02.01.2014 Poland’s Shale Gas Deal Expires

Five Polish state-controlled companies said their deal to cooperate on developing the country's shale gas resources would expire on December 31, and according to a source close to the matter, the arrangement will not be renewed, Reuters has reported.

24.12.2013 Esrey Energy Buys Polish Saponis Investments

Esrey Energy Ltd (TSX Venture -- EEL) announced on December 23 it entered into a binding agreement to add to its holdings in Poland's Baltic Basin through the acquisition of additional interest in Saponis Investments Sp. z o.o. ("Saponis").

20.12.2013 Polish PGNiG Increases Gas Tariff

In accordance with a decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office (URE), as of January 1st 2014 PGNiG SA will introduce a revised gas tariff, which reflects the new gas market model being implemented in Poland, PGNiG announced on December 19.