State gas company Poland (PGNiG) announced that it is restoring gas flows to several cities that lost gas after a Russian company stopped supplying supplies to Warsaw imposed sanctions on Moscow over the war in Ukraine.
PGNiG said that Russian company Novatek Green Energy has complied with the requirement to make gas pipelines ready for Polish companies to start shipping. gas up to 10 affected areas. Areas receiving gas include the popular Baltic Sea resort of Leba.
According to PGNiG, the handover of Novatek’s infrastructure and necessary documents took place “without any problems and in a good atmosphere”.
All affected locations have gas on April 29.
The cut in Russian gas supplies is a separate development from Moscow’s decision to stop supplying gas to Warsaw earlier this week, AP noted.
Earlier on April 29, government spokesman Piotr Mueller warned that Novatek could face legal action under the country’s crisis management laws if the company does not comply immediately.
As a subsidiary of a group controlled by OAO Novatek – Russia’s second largest natural gas producer, earlier this week, Novatek was included in the list by Poland. punishment including 50 Russian and Belarusian enterprises.
The sanctions are intended to limit the flow of money from Poland to Russia. This is part of the European Union’s measures in response to Russia’s military campaign in Ukraine from February 24.