On Wednesday, the president of PKN Orlen, Daniel Obajtek, and the head of the American Sempra Infrastructure, Dan Brouillette, signed a long-term contract for LNG supplies. The contract concerns the supply of 1 million tons of LNG from the USA annually for 20 years from 2027.
The gas is to come from the Port Arthur terminal in Texas.
Sempra is an important player on the American market, emphasized the president of PKN Orlen, Daniel Obajtek, just after signing the contract. As he assessed, this is an important contract for securing the future increase in gas consumption in the region.
“We cannot be naive about the hydrocarbon purchase policy,” Obajtek emphasized, noting that the contract is important from the security point of view. It is also an important day for all economies in the region, added Obajtek.
Sempra is an American energy infrastructure company headquartered in San Diego, California. The company is one of the largest utility holding companies in the United States, with approximately 40 million consumers, employing over 20,000 people. people. Sempra focuses on electricity and natural gas infrastructure and its operating companies are: Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) in Southern California; Oncor Electric Delivery Company and Sempra Infrastructure with offices in California. According to the company, its assets at the end of 2021 were worth USD 72 billion. (PAP)
author: Marek Siudaj