The terminal in Świnoujście received the 36th delivery of liquefied natural gas this year, ordered by Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo. For 8 months, PGNiG imported more deliveries than in the entire 2021and the president, Iwona Waksmundzka-Olejniczak, announces that the high rate of LNG reception will be maintained.
On Monday, August 22, the Asklipios methane carrier with a load of 60,000 tons of liquefied natural gas from the United States moored at the LNG terminal in Świnoujście. The total volume of supplied fuel amounted to approx. 80 million cubic meters natural gas after regasification. This is the 184th delivery to this terminal and the 36th in 2022. Last year, PGNiG received 35 loads of LNG in Świnoujście.
– Due to the crisis on the European gas market, PGNiG is consistently increasing imports of liquefied natural gas. Gas loads delivered by sea allowed us to start injecting gas storage facilities during the heating season, and later allowed us to continue to accumulate reserves and meet the needs of our customers despite the suspension of deliveries to Poland from the east. This includes thanks to the intensification of LNG imports, P.GNiG has an adequate gas volume secured for the upcoming heating season – said the president of PGNiG Iwona Waksmundzka-Olejniczak, quoted in the press release.
Since this year, the LNG terminal in Świnoujście has regasification capacity enabling the import of 6.2 billion cubic meters. natural gas annually. PGNiG has the full capacity of the gas terminal reserved. In addition, the company uses the LNG terminal in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where it has already accepted four loads of liquefied natural gas since May this year. After the Poland-Lithuania gas pipeline is launched, LNG received in Klaipeda, after regasification, is sent to Poland.