Posts tagged as Orlen

Polish Orlen’s success ‘precondition’ for good relations with Warsaw

Friday, February 14, 2020

Concessions given to Poland’s Orlen operating an oil refinery in Mažeikiai, northern Lithuania, helped improve bilateral relations, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said on Thursday. “[Orlen’s] successful activity is a very important precondition for the success of Lithuania’s economy, and […] a precondition for good relations with Poland,” the president told DELFI on Thursday night. Although, “I would assume it contributed but definitely was not the defining factor for a thaw…

President’s adviser downplays Lithuanian PM wife’s job at Orlen

Friday, February 7, 2020

The prime minister should answer questions about his wife’s employment with a company in Poland’s oil group Orlen, President Gitanas Nausėda’s adviser says, but the situation should not be given more attention than it deserves. “I’m not saying that there are no questions in this situation. There are,” Povilas Mačiulis told LRT Radio on Thursday morning. “But I don’t think this situation should be given special emphasis.” On Tuesday, Prime…

Lithuanian PM rejects allegations of shady concessions to Orlen

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has rejected a report by the 15min.lt news website that the Lithuanian government granted controversial concessions to Poland’s oil group Orlen, saying the intimations are “deliberate lies”. According to 15min.lt, following Skvernelis’ unannounced meetings with Polish politicians, the Lithuanian subsidiary of Poland’s state-controlled Orlen received discounts on LG’s rail freight rates and successfully bid in state electricity reserve auctions in Lithuania. The Polish group, on its…

Lithuania successfully cooperates with Poland’s Orlen, Nauseda says

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Vilnius successfully cooperates with Poland’s largest oil company Orlen after resolving disputes with Warsaw over Orlen’s investment in Lithuania, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda said on Tuesday. “I am glad the disagreements we had in the past have completely gone today, they are obsolete, and today we have great cooperation with PKN Orlen,” Nauseda told a joint press conference with his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda in Warsaw on Tuesday. The disagreements…

Polish PM to visit Polish troops in Lithuania, Orlen Lietuva refiner

Friday, April 5, 2019

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will pay a visit to Lithuania on Friday and visit his country’s troops stationed in Lithuania and also the Polish-capital oil refiner Orlen Lietuva in Mazeikiai, informed LETA/BNS, First of all, accompanied by Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, Morawiecki will visit the Lithuanian Air Force’s Air Base in Siauliai, northern Lithuania, where around 140 Polish troops are stationed as part of the NATO air policing…