Baltic Pipe Project all set to boost Poland’s energy security

Baltic Pipe Project: The prospect of Poland freeing itself from its dependence on Russia for its…

Now Poland gets dragged into Huawei furore

The growing row over Huawei’s alleged  role in gathering sensitive data for the Chinese state gathered…

German opposition to Nord Stream 2 grows while  Morawiecki warns of “war”

German energy consumers may end up picking up the cost of a €2.7bn gas pipeline extension…

NS2 pipeline issued first German licence – but harder hurdles lie ahead

The laying of the Nord Stream 2  (NS2) gas pipeline that will run under the Baltic…

EU extends Russian sanctions – but rift widens with Tillerson appointment

Russian sanctions: As widely anticipated, European Union leaders last week voted to extend economic sanctions against Russia over the…

Asahi agrees to pay $7.81bn for SAB Miller’s East European brands

Asahi Group Holdings, the Japanese brewer and soft drinks manufacturers,  yesterday agreed in principle to acquire…

Poland and Hungary sign up to Trans Caspian International Transport Route

Trans Caspian International Transport Route: The dream  of a new “joined up” 4766km  intermodal transport running from China…

Shell & Co ready to defy Poland over Nordstream 2, says Gazprom chief

The international consortium put together to build the Nordstream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany are getting…

Gazprom goes it alone after $11bn Nordstream 2 consortium falls apart

Nordstream 2 consortium: Gazprom will go ahead and build the new $11bn Nordstream 2  gas pipeline…

LNG imports not the answer to Polish energy needs, warns Gazprom chief

Polish energy: Poland will struggle to replace all the natural gas it gets from Gazprom from…

Poland’s freight forwarders face temporary Russian border closure

Poland’s freight forwarders are facing a possible closure of Russian border crossings if Warsaw refuses to follow…

China in EBRD by Christmas, as Xi plays host to East European leaders

EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti believes that his bank is likely to approve Chinese membership  by Christmas,…

Nord Stream 2 must be stopped, says Polish President Duda

Nord Stream 2 –  the proposed second pipeline running directly from Russia to Germany along the…

Talks between Poland’s PGNiG and Gazprom ‘advanced’

Talks between  Poland’s state-controlled gas distributor PGNiG and Gazprom over pricing are making progress, CEO  Mariusz Zawisza insisted…

Baku Metro extension contract goes to Polish contractor

Baku Metro extension contract: After two years of negotiations, Polish railroad specialist TINES is about to be…

Polish farmers block Warsaw to Moscow rail line in protest over food import ban

Polish farmers block Warsaw to Moscow rail line:  In protest at their government’s ineffectual response to…

Russia bans Polish cheese imports

Russia bans Polish cheese imports: Russia’s consumer protection watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has announced that it has suspended  cheese…

European shale boom put on hold as Russian gas prices drop

European shale: The fall in the price of Russian gas – expected to follow the ongoing collapse…

EM&F Group to close down Russian retail franchises

EM&F Group, the Polish-based  business agent that controls the East European outlets of the Esprit, OVS and River…

New Polish sea channel planned to bypass Russian

New Polish sea channel: The Polish government is planning to build a new sea channel that…

Polish fruit and veg imports banned and EU may be next

Polish fruit and veg imports banned: Russia is imposing a ban on the import of most fruit and…