Norwegian oil and gas platform in the North Sea
The volumes of deliveries under the long-term agreement are equal to approximately 15% of the average annual gas consumption in Poland.
The contract provides for the supply of 2.4 billion cubic meters of gas per year through the new Baltic Pipe pipeline, which is scheduled to open next week – September 27.
The term of the contract is from January 1, 2023 to January 1, 2033.
The volume of deliveries under the new long-term agreement is equal to approximately 15% of the average annual gas consumption in Poland.
The Baltic Pipe will start operating on October 1, and it is expected to reach full capacity with a maximum throughput of 10 billion cubic meters per year on January 1, 2023.
PGNiG has reserved about 8 billion cubic meters for itself. m. The company will provide part of these volumes with its own mining in Norway, which currently amounts to 3 billion cubic meters. m, and in the future it should increase to 4 billion cubic meters. m per year.
The rest of the capacity will be filled with gas from other suppliers, Equinor being the largest of them.