Energy independence of Poland were dependent on Russia


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Polish alternative “Nord stream-2” project pipeline Baltic Pipe — will have to coordinate with the Russian “Gazprom”, Financial Times writes.

According to the newspaper, Baltic Pipe will somehow intersect in the waters of the Baltic sea pipeline “Nord stream-2”, against the implementation of which was made by the Warsaw.

“In this case, you will need to enter into an agreement with “Gazprom”. This is a technical issue, but I can imagine a situation in which Gazprom could delay it or make the whole process longer,” — said energy analyst Robert Tomaszewski.

Of Poland’s intention to build the Baltic Pipe became known in February 2018. It should stretch from the Polish coast to Denmark via the Baltic sea, and then connect the Norwegian gas transport network. The pipeline is expected to earn in 2022.

“Nord stream-2” project of a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany through the Baltic sea, which is scheduled to be in operation before the end of 2019. Its total capacity will be 55 billion cubic meters of gas per year. Poland opposed the project, arguing that it will negatively affect Europe’s energy security.

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