Poland has announced on May 29, 2017, plans to gradually replace gas supplies from Russia with imports from northern Europe.
Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) terminals in Europe are generally not used to a very high capacity, Naimski told a conference on Monday.
In 2016 the LNG terminal in northern Poland was used at 22 % capacity, Naimski said, adding that the target could reach 60 %.
This, he said, would position the Polish terminal among the leaders in Europe.
A planned gas pipeline to supply Poland from the North Sea is hoped to be constructed around 2023.
The Baltic Pipe natural gas pipeline, part of the Northern Corridor project, aims to diversify gas supplies by connecting the Polish gas system with deposits situated in the North Sea.
The Baltic Pipe, which is set to stretch 230 km, will transport gas to Poland from Norway via Denmark.
In 2025, this is expected to be 194 billion cubic metres and in 2035 204 billion cubic metres.
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