Regulatory Environment

The basic legal acts that govern business activity of EUROPOL GAZ S.A. are:

  • The Act on Energy Law dated April 10,1997 (Dz.U. of 2012, item 1059) - in terms of the license for transmission of gas fuels and the agreement on entrusting the tasks of the transmission system operator;
  • The Act dated April 27, 2001 – the Environmental Protection Law – for the rules for determination of environmental protection and waste management policy,
  • The Act dated December 21, 2000 on the Office of Technical Inspection – for assurance of operational safety for technical equipment,
  • The Act dated July 7, 1994 – the Construction Law.

Moreover, the technical area of the Company’s functioning is subject to provisions of the EU’s laws, in particular the Directive No. 2009/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC (the ISO model).

On August 29, 2022 the President of the Energy Regulatory Office issued a decision that approved the wording of the next contract commissioning the duties of the transmission system operator to the GAZ-SYSTEM SA on the gas pipeline owned by the Company.

The decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office defines, inter alia, the following:

  • The area of performing the business operations by the operator
  • The rules for fulfilment of obligations by the parties
  • Assets of the Company necessary for performing the operator’s duties by the OGP GAZ-SYSTEM SA including its use and rules for use of the assets
  • Rules for calculation of the Company’s remuneration for use of its assets by the operator
  • Rules for liability of the parties for either non-performance or misperformance of obligations arising from the contract including the contractual penalties.

The contract, approved by a decision of the regulatory body, was made effective on January 1, 2023 and it will remain in force until December 6, 2068.

General information

System Gazociągów Tranzytowych EUROPOL GAZ S.A. is a part of the ORLEN Capital Group, the largest fuel-and-energy group in the Central Europe and the leader of energy transformation in the region. ORLEN S.A. became the owner of 100% shares of the Company in 2024.

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In 2011, 2014, 2017 and 2021, the Bureau Veritas Certification (BVC) was certifying the Integrated Management System (ZSZ) proving that the Company, by establishing the ZSZ Policy and goals arising from it has been effectively taking care of quality, the environment as well as occupational health and safety, in order to meet fully requirements referring to conditions for service rendering set forth in contracts with our customers. Moreover, this contributes to ensuring both satisfaction and benefits to organisations participating in this process. The Certificate for the Integrated Management System previously granted to the Company will expire on February 17, 2023.

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ul. Topiel 12
00-342 Warszawa
Phone: (+48) 22 586 7000,
fax: (+48) 22 586 7070

Taxpayer Identification No. (NIP): 113-00-68-959
National Business Register (REGON): 010407343
Waste Data Base (BDO): 00000 2075
National Court Register (KRS): 00000 60709
Warsaw Area Court for the Capital City of Warsaw
XII KRS Business Department
Share capital PLN 38 400 000, paid in full


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