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Gas Storage Poland Sp. z o. o.

In order to meet legal requirements concerning the obligation to assign a storage system operator, PGNiG S.A. has created a special purpose vehicle company under the name of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. (GSP). Its core field of activity is performing tasks of a storage system operator. The company provides volumes and capacities of storage facilities that meet the needs of the gas storage market participants, at the same enabling the optimal use of these facilities.

Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. is particularly responsible for the following tasks:
  • providing safety of storage facilities operation and the execution of contracts with users of these facilities
  • ensuring the operation, maintenance and repair of storage facilities and devices in a such a way that guarantees the reliability of their functioning
  • ensuring long-term ability of storage facilities in order to meet reasonable demands for gaseous fuels storage, as well as development of storage facilities
  • managing capacity of storage facilities
  • providing storage services required for the accurate operation of a gas system
  • managing gaseous fuels flow directed to and received from storage facilities and maintaining the quality parameters of these fuels
  • providing users of the system and operators of other systems with the information regarding terms and conditions of rendering gaseous fuel storage services, including cooperation with interconnected gas systems
  • cooperation with other gas system operators or energy companies to ensure reliable and efficient operation of gas systems and to coordinate their development

GSP also deals with the design and construction of underground gas storage facilities in rock salt deposits and offers a wide range of services related to the gas, the fuel and energy and the construction industries, namely:
  • services in the gas industry – arrangements for implementation of line facilities, installation of gas systems, leading technological start-ups of plants and gas facilities and also acting as a substitute investor for underground gas storage facilities
  • services in the fuel and energy industry - preparing projects in terms of their formal and legal aspects, designing fuel system installation, supervision of fuel system implementation, pump stations and liquid fuel storage depots, services in the construction industry
Authorities
Krzysztof Hnatio
President of the Management Board
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Beata Wittmann
Member of the Management Board
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Supervisory Board:

 

Łukasz Jagiełłowicz
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Łukasz Jagiełłowicz holds an honours degree in Law from the University of Warsaw’s Faculty of Law and Administration. He is a non-practising barrister and a member of the Bar Association in Warsaw. He has completed post-graduate programmes, including the Academy of Companies at the Warsaw School of Economics and the Academy of Young Diplomats.

He has been involved in the gas industry since the beginning of his career. He currently serves as Director of the Department of Regulation and International Affairs at PGNiG S.A., where his previous positions included Head of the Regulatory Risk Management Department and Head of the National Regulation Department. Prior to his appointment as Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o., he was Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board at PGNiG Obrót Detaliczny sp. z o.o.

He specialises in public commercial law, with particular focus on the legal regulation of the natural gas market, criminal procedural law, European Union law and constitutional law. Following graduation, he was a doctoral student at the Department of International Criminal Procedure and the Department of Criminal Procedure, Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw.

He was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. by the General Meeting of Shareholders.


Krzysztof Kowalik
Member of the Supervisory Board

Krzysztof Kowalik is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University and the National School of Public Administration in Warsaw. He has worked, among others, for the Energy Regulatory Office, the Chancellery of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of the Environment, and the Ministry of Development, where he served as Director of the Office of the Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure. In 2007-2008 he was a member of the Supervisory Board at Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.

He was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. by the General Meeting of Shareholders.



Maciej Kazienko
Member of the Supervisory Board

Maciej Kazienko - graduated in political science from the University of Gdańsk, and completed postgraduate studies in the field of energy audits at the University of Life Sciences in Poznań, modern renewable energy at the Warsaw University of Technology and Master of Business Administrations at the Higher School of Social and Media Culture in Toruń.

His professional career includes positions held in the Voivodship Office in Gdańsk (1993-1996), Chancellery of the Sejm (1997-2001), Chancellery of the Senate (2005-2006), Pomeranian Voivodship Office in Gdańsk (2006-2007). For the last 11 years (2009-2020) he has been a member of the board of the Voivodeship Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Gdańsk.

He has experience in the field of financing environmental protection facilities, including above all the modernization of energy generation sources, financing and development of renewable energy sources, improving energy efficiency and environmental impact assessments. Currently he is Vice-President of the Pomeranian Special Economic Zone.

He was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. by the General Meeting of Shareholders.


Rafał Szymański
Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr Rafał Szymański graduated from the University of Warmia and Mazury with a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering and completed Postgraduate Studies on Energy Market at the Warsaw School of Economics.

He is employed in the Supervision Department I of the Ministry of State Assets, where he serves as Head of Department. His responsibilities include overseeing all economic and legal issues related to the activities of State Treasury companies, including those from the energy sector. Previously, he was associated with the Ministry of the State Treasury and the Ministry of Energy, where he was also responsible for supervising companies controlled by the State Treasury.

Over the years, he earned extensive experience in supervisory bodies by serving as Supervisory Board Member in PGE EJ sp. z o.o. and ENEA S.A. In 2017, he was also a Board Member of ENEA S.A. responsible for Corporate Affairs.

He was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. by the Minister of State Assets.


Commercial Representatives:

Arleta Olejniczak
Commercial Representative

Arleta Olejniczak holds a Master's degree in management and marketing (specialisation in accounting and finance), and has completed postgraduate programmes in tax studies and tax law at the University of Warsaw. She is also a qualified tax advisor.

She has a long-standing professional experience in finance, taxation and accounting (including managerial positions). In her career, she has held a number of key roles, including Deputy Director of the Accounting and Finance Bureau at RUCH S.A., and Head of the Tax Settlements Department at the Head Accounting Centre of Poczta Polska S.A. Currently, she is Director of the Finance Department at Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o., as well as one of the Commercial Representatives appointed by the company.

In addition to the functions described above in Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o., Arleta Olejniczak also performs the duties of Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ośrodek Badawczo-Rozwojowy Górnictwa Surowców Chemicznych "CHEMKOP" sp. z o.o. She performs this function against remuneration determined in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 9 June 2016 on the principles of shaping the remuneration of persons managing certain companies.


Dariusz Kucel
Commercial Representative

Dariusz Kucel holds a graduate degree from the University of Warsaw’s Faculty of Management. He has also completed a number of post-graduate courses on, i.a., on European funds, project management and business psychology. He is currently attending an MBA programme, delivered by the Gdansk Foundation for Management Development in collaboration with Aix-Marseille Université’s Graduate School of Management.

During his long-standing professional career, he has held key managerial positions in management boards of capital companies, including those listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, where his primary responsibilities included financial matters and creating development strategies for companies or capital groups.

Thanks to his extensive cross-sector experience, spanning many industries, from metal, chemical, power and renewable energy, to biofuels and industrial automation, he has developed a high level of expertise in comprehensive business management. He gained particularly valuable experience as Member of the Management Board at the State Mint during the process of its privatisation, and Vice-President of the Management Board at Polenergia S.A., building the first private energy holding in Poland. During this time he also served on supervisory boards of subsidiaries from several capital groups (State Mint, Brasco, Polenergia, Techmadex).

His professional competences enabled him to lead numerous complex, high-value projects. He holds internationally recognised certificates in the field of project management, such as Prince2 and Agile. She is a fluent English speaker.

His roles at Gas Storage Poland include Director of the Strategy and Project Department, and Commercial Representative.

The Compliance Programme

 

The Compliance Programme valid until December 2,2020

On 25 March 2013 Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o with its registered office in Debogorze adopted and implemented "The Programme for Ensuring Non-Discriminatory Treatment of Storage Facility Users (The Compliance Programme)".

The purpose of the Compliance Programme is to ensure equal and non-discriminatory treatment of the users of storage facilities.

The Compliance Programme

The Programme for Ensuring Non-Discriminatory Treatment of Storage Facility Users

 
The Compliance Programme efective from December 2,2020

Modification of "The Programme for Ensuring Non-Discriminatory Treatment of Storage Facility Users (The Compliance Programme)" stemmed from the necessity to align the provisions contained therein with the rules defined in “the Guidelines for the Compliance Programmes laid down by distribution system operators and the storage system operator”, published by The President of Energy Regulatory Office in the Information No. 15/2019 of 18 February 2019.

This amended Compliance Programme, approved  by The President of Energy Regulatory Office, will enter into force on 2nd December 2020.

The Compliance Programme

The Programme for Ensuring Non-Discriminatory Treatment of Storage Facility Users (Compliance Programme)

 

Compliance Inspector

Magdalena Nowak-Karpińska
Attorney-at-law

magdalena.nowak-karpinska@gas-storage.pl

 

Careers

Gas Storage Poland is a company for which a statement that employees are its most important asset is not an empty statement. We comply with all obligations that employers have towards employees. We particularly care about the working atmosphere. When we employ people we pay attention not only to their qualifications but also to their personalities.

Recruitment

GSP recruitment process is designed in such a way that is friendly to all candidates. Even if it is not successfully completed, we attempt to deliver a valuable and interesting experience to our candidates.

Please attach the following consent to your application:
“I consent to the processing of my personal data by Gas Storage Poland sp. z o. o. during the recruitment process”.

Please read information obligation - GDRP

A typical recruitment process is divided into the following stages:

Stage I: the selection of candidates to meet based on the submitted applications

Stage II: interview with HR Manager - at the interview we try to confirm candidates’ skills and, most importantly, we pay extra attention to their personalities

Stage III: meeting with HR Manager and a person from the relevant department (usually a future direct manager of a potential employee)

Stage IV: the selection of the right candidate – we make our final decision. All candidates who got to the interview stage are informed of the results of the recruitment process

Stage V: discussion on the general conditions of cooperation

Stage VI: the introduction of a new employee to the company

Training

People are the most important asset of GSP. We make every effort to ensure that our employees develop and constantly improve their qualifications. In order to achieve that, we organize regular training sessions.

Specialist training courses (expert) – almost every single aspect of life is subject to systematic changes, new problems appear and innovative solutions are being introduced. Understanding the innovations results not only in following them, but above all, it is a guarantee of effective performance of everyone’s duties. Specialist training courses are specifically designed to relate to the type of work performed. They aim at deepening knowledge of workers on topics directly connected with their duties.

General development and management training courses – people spend more than half of their active life at work. We believe that during all that time spent at work everyone should develop something more than their professional skills. It is important for the work to provide not only financial security, but also a sense of satisfaction and the room for creativeness so that we can develop not only as workers but also as humans. General development trainings serve that function. Among others, they develop social skills, personality (including assertiveness) and let people understand each other to a greater extent.

JOIN US! New challenges and creative projects are waiting for you. Do you want to find out more? Contact our HR department by writing to one of the following e-mail addresses.

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If you have not found a relevant job offer but you are still interested in working with us or participating in our apprenticeships, please send us your CV. hr@gas-storage.pl
History

Gas Storage Poland Sp. z o.o. (GSP) is a 100% subsidiary of Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A. (PGNiG). It was established in November 2010 in order to allow PGNiG S.A. to adapt a business structure for gas storage to the independence requirements of storage system operators referred to in the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2009/73/EC of 13 July 2009 concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas (Directive 2009/73/EC). According to the above requirements, a storage system operator, which constitutes a part of a vertically integrated business undertaking shall be independent, at least in terms of its legal form, organization and decision making ability, from other types of activities not related to the transmission, distribution and storage.

The Company has acted as a storage system operator since June 1st, 2012. The activity of a storage system operator is conducted on the basis of relevant administrative decisions – i.e. the decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office (Urząd Regulacji Energetyki) of May 16th, 2012 (as amended) on granting a license to OSM for storage of gaseous fuel in storage facilities for the period from June 1st, 2012 to May 31st, 2022 and the decision of May 22nd, 2012 (as amended) on the appointment of the Company to perform a function of a storage system operator for the period from June 1st, 2012 to May 31st, 2022. The concession includes the following Underground Gas Storages (UGS): UGS Husów, UGS Wierzchowice, UGS Strachocina, UGS Swarzów, UGS Brzeźnica, CUGS Mogilno and CUGS Kosakowo.

On July 1st, 2013, the merger of OSM and Investgas S.A. occurred. Pursuant to art. 492 paragraph 1 point 1 of the Commercial Companies Code it was a merger by acquisition, in which OSM was the acquiring company. After the merger, OSM is also active in the field of design and construction of underground gas storage facilities in salt deposits and offers a wide range of services related to the gas industry, fuel and energy, as well as the construction industry.

On October 4th, 2016, Operator Systemu Magazynowania Sp. z o.o. (OSM) changed its name to Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. (GSP).

Source: GK PGNiG
Gas Storage Poland Sp. z o. o.

In order to meet legal requirements concerning the obligation to assign a storage system operator, PGNiG S.A. has created a special purpose vehicle company under the name of Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. (GSP). Its core field of activity is performing tasks of a storage system operator. The company provides volumes and capacities of storage facilities that meet the needs of the gas storage market participants, at the same enabling the optimal use of these facilities.

Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o. is particularly responsible for the following tasks:

GSP also deals with the design and construction of underground gas storage facilities in rock salt deposits and offers a wide range of services related to the gas, the fuel and energy and the construction industries, namely: