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    PGNiG sends second US LNG cargo to Ukraine

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The cargo will be delivered to the Swinoujscie LNG terminal in Poland and sent to Ukraine via the Polish gas grid.

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PGNiG sends second US LNG cargo to Ukraine

Polish gas company PGNiG is sending a second US LNG cargo to the Ukrainian border in a sale to US-backed Energy Resources of Ukraine (ERU), the companies announced on February 1.

The cargo will be delivered to the Swinoujscie LNG terminal in Poland and sent to Ukraine via the Polish gas grid. ERU will receive it by the end of March.

Poland is a key supplier of gas in Ukraine, which has avoided buying any supplies from Russia since late 2015 because of political tensions between the two former Soviet states. It has been proposed that supplies could be ramped up, taking advantage of Poland's expanding gas import capacity. Poland too wants to limit gas purchases from Russia, and so is building a pipeline from Norway and developing extra regasification capacity.

The latest LNG cargo delivery follows a first that PGNiG sold to ERU in late 2019.