Poland agreed to supply liquefied natural gas from the United States.
The Polish gas company PGNiG has signed a 24-year contract to supply liquefied natural gas from Cheniere Marketing of American International. About it reports a press-service of the Polish company.
Deliveries will begin in 2019 and 2022 will be in low level – from 2019 to 2022 will be entered 0,52 million tons of LNG, or 0.7 billion cubic meters of natural gas after regasification.
In 2022, PGNiG ends long-term supply contract with Gazprom export, the extension of which in question.
From 2023 to 2042 PGNiG intends to receive from Cheniere already at 1.45 million tonnes of LNG per year (1,95 billion cubic meters of gas after regasification).
Deliveries will be made on the terms of the DES to the terminal in świnoujście.
Earlier, PGNiG had signed with Venture Global LNG supply contract 2 million tonnes of LNG per year (2.7 billion cubic meters) for 20 years, with deliveries beginning in 2022 FOB.
In 2017, Poland imported 15.7 billion cubic meters of gas, including 10,32 billion cubic meters from Russia, and also of 3.57 billion cubic meters from Germany and 1.54 billion cubic meters from Qatar.
Thus, abroad 2022 the Polish monopolist already has contracts of 4.65 bcm of us LNG per year – slightly less than half of volume of deliveries of gas from Russia in 2017.