With winter fast approaching and a stunning energy price surge pummelling Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin chose an opportune moment to use his country’s leverage as an oil and gas superpower.
PGNiG has acquired a 25% interest in the Musakhel Block in central Pakistan, which the Polish state oil and gas producer estimates holds 16 billion cubic metres of gas resources.
Polish oil refiner PKN Orlen’s announcement that it will only complete the 1 GW Ostroleka power plant if it is fuelled by gas and not coal signals that Poland’s energy transition is underway.
Engineering firm Saipem has won a £225million project to transport and install a new natural gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea.
Loganair has made a first foray into Eastern Europe to support travel for key workers from Latvia and Poland in the North Sea emergency response industry.
Statoil has agreed to buy 50% stakes in two Polish offshore wind farms which will be capable of powering more than 2 million homes.
Shares in AIM-listed Prospex Oil and Gas skyrocketed today after the firm was given permission to drill a well onshore Poland.
San Leon Energy has completed its sales agreements for its interests in two Polish onshore assets in the Permian Basin to Palomar Natural Resources.
Prospex has been given the drilling go-ahead in Poland.
Production from an onshore well in Poland is one step closer after drilling contract was agreed.
A consortium of Gazprom and five European allies has withdrawn its application to set up a Polish joint venture to build the Nord Stream 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea.
The consortium which built Poland's new liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal said it has filed a request for additional payment of as much as $49million from Polskie LNG.
San Leon Energy has completed testing the Racwicz-15 well in Poland with production predicted for early 2017.
Rosneft has agreed to extend its contract for oil supplies to Lotos in Poland.
Protea said it has recently completed the manufacture of a crane package for an FSO (Floating, Storage and Offloading) vessel which will be charted by Total. The FSO will be used by the French company at the Martin Linge offshore development.
Poland is said to be considering mergers between its three biggest state-run oil and gas companies. A number of options are being considered by the government as to what shape the move would take.
Investment firm Prospex Oil & Gas has agreed its first conditional acquisition since converting into an AIM investing company in April last year with a deal to buy a 49% stake in Hutton Poland.
San Leon Energy has successfully spud its well in Poland’s southern Permian Basin.
Poland's new LNG terminal received its first supply of gas on Friday, from Qatar, inaugurating the country's flagship project to diversify energy supplies and reduce its dependence on Russia. Live ship-tracking data on Reuters Eikon showed a methane tanker, Al Nuaman, entering the port in the Baltic city of Swinoujscie, carrying 210,000 cubic metres of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The gas will be used to get the terminal up and running.
San Leon Energy has spudded a new well in Poland as it continues it exploration focus in Europe and North Africa.
San Leon Energy said the Rawicz-15 development well in Poland will be spud next month. The development well is in the country’s southern Permian Basin and in addition to providing a second well, it is also hoped it will provide further data on the sandstone reservoir.
Poland's biggest gas distributor PGNiG will start oil and gas exploration in eastern Germany, as part of a bigger plan to boost production assets outside Poland.
Galicia Energy Corporation has exited from its 24% interest in the Bieszczady project in Poland.
The company revealed in June it planned to reduce exploration activity and refocus on appraisal, development and production to secure operational cash-flow. In line with this decision, San Leon has relinquished four licences, in addition to PKN Orlen taking on its interests in several other blocks.