EU Energy Policy

Poland's PGNiG calls for Gazprom to be fined over market practices

Polish incumbent PGNiG has called on the European Commission to fine Gazprom over illegal practices on European gas markets.
By Staff reporter 18 May 2017 0 25962

Polish incumbent PGNiG has called on the European Commission to fine Gazprom over illegal practices on European gas markets, the company said on Thursday.

The financial penalties would be in addition to a number of preventive measures proposed by PGNiG, the company said, including reducing mandatory gas deliveries under take-or-pay clauses to a maximum of 75% for customers in Central and Eastern Europe.

At a press conference on Thursday, PGNiG Chief Executive Piotr Woźniak would not give a figure regarding the proposed financial penalties.

"This approach [fines] will...