Danish troubles strengthen case for Baltic Pipe

Danish production problems could boost plans for a Baltic Pipe connection linking Poland and Scandinavia, it has emerged Danish production problems could boost plans for a Baltic Pipe connection linking Poland and Scandinavia, it has emerged.
By Joshua Posaner 21 April 2016 0 20011
Poland imports LNG from Qatar, but Baltic Pipe would make it less vulnerable to spot price changes. (Interfax)

Dwindling Danish gas production could revive a pipeline scheme to connect the Polish market with Scandinavian production centres, it emerged after a summit between the Polish and Danish prime ministers in Warsaw this week.

“The Baltic Pipe, a strategic investment which we want to implement, is of crucial importance to us. Thanks to that investment, Poland’s energy security will improve significantly,” Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said at the post-talks press conference on Monday alongside the prime minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen.

The summit came just...

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