According to Polish MYR 24 All the gas that previously entered Poland via a gas pipeline from Belarus has now stopped coming, and the gas flow curves for Poland through the Russian pipeline from Belarus show that all gas stopped on Tuesday. It was also clear that the gas flow was suffocating in Europe Watch page to transport gas.
According to the Polish state Russia’s Gazprom had been controlling the oil and gas company PGNIG, and had informed them that the gas would be shut down at 08:00 on Wednesday morning. According to Reuters, the company is now doing everything in its power to restore the flow into the country.
The contract with Gazprom, which was signed on September 25, 1996 and today covers about half of Poland’s needs, will expire on December 31.
RMF24 writes that, according to Climate Minister Anna Muskoa, Poland has sufficient reserves and will not run out of gas. Minister says onet Poland has filled its stock to 86 percent.
onet It also states that a group working on energy security sat Tuesday night at an additional meeting at the Climate Ministry.
According to the news agency Anatolia Poland will redirect its imports to a Norwegian gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea and Denmark.
Poland’s Energy Infrastructure Minister, Piotr Nemsky, says Lithuania has also been hit by the halt in the flow of Russian gas, he writes onet.
Russia demanded that “unfriendly countries” pay for gas in euros or dollars, which are then converted into rubles through an account at Gazprombank.
Poland refused He opened such an account and, accordingly, paid for gas from Russia in rubles, and the deadline for doing this expired on Friday. Poland was instrumental in trying to persuade the European Union to stop buying Russian gas.
Bulgaria was also affected in the same way as Poland when Gazprom announced that it would shut down gas supplies on Wednesday, he writes. Bulgarian media.
Later in the evening, Bulgaria’s energy minister said the country had taken measures to secure alternative gas access if Russia also cut off its supplies and that there was no reason to reduce supplies within the country. Bulgaria imports 90 percent of its gas from Russia.
Energy giant Ørsted also exited on Tuesday evening, telling Reuters it had no plans to pay for gas in rubles and that the company had not heard from Russia’s Gazprom since Gazprom requested this payment method on April 1.
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