Poland’s shale gas consortium’s works in line with plan
February 8, 2013
Shale-gas exploration consortium of natural gas monopolist PGNiG, copper firm KGHM and power firms PGE, Tauron and Enea is cooperating on shale gas exploration in line with schedule, PGNiG CEO Grazyna Piotrowska-Oliwa told a news conference.
"There is no slowdown and no delays," Piotrowska-Oliwa said. "The works timetable adopted in the letter of intent is realized . . . and there is full cooperation of the shale gas consortium companies."
The consortium is currently in the process of buying out ground and environmental permits, the CEO added.
"The Kochanowo borehole, Pomerania northern Poland, will be drilled at the turn of February and March, by end-March at the latest; In the case of Tepcz and Czestkowo, similarly, the process of buying ground and securing permits is in progress," Piotrowska-Oliwa said.