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Poland's Natural Gas Revolution

With an estimated 1.4 to 3 trillion cubic meters of potential shale gas resources across the country, Poland stands to play a significant role in reshaping Europe"s energy map -- offering the country a unique opportunity for business, trade and energy security.

On Oct. 19, the Baker Institute Energy Forum hosted the conference "Poland"s Natural Gas Revolution: Energy, Security and Geopolitics." The event brought together high-level Polish and U.S. government officials, industry experts, policymakers and academic specialists to address the opportunities for natural gas production, diversification of supply sources, expansion of underground storage capacity and development of necessary infrastructure in Poland.

Speakers included His Excellency Robert Kupiecki, ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the United States, and Her Excellency Beata Stelmach, undersecretary of state, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.

The Honorable Richard Morningstar, special envoy of the U.S. secretary of state for Eurasian Energy, also addressed the conference.

Video of the three speakers" remarks, as well as a question-and-answer session, is below. More information about the conference, including a full agenda, is available on the event page.