"Naftogaz of Ukraine" plans in the near future to begin the dialogue with "Gazprom" about reduction of prices on gas from Russia in the first quarter of 2016, said the head of the organization Andrey Kobelev in a statement released on the last working day of the week interview to the Ukrainian edition.
before the head of "Naftogaz" declared that the price for gas from Russia before the end of 2015 will remain at $ 227 per thousand cubic meters, while Kiev nourishes the hope of reducing prices in the first quarter of 2016.
"the dialogues have not yet been initiated, But I think that they will start in the near future. We plan before the end of the year to see what price We can get with Gazprom in the 1st quarter of 2016. We need this for planning our cash flows, and for understanding how to build a portfolio of gas purchases, " - said Kobolyev.
to the question about whether more can be reduced the cost of gas from Russia before the end of the current year, he said, " I Think We will have dialogues on this. But the cost for this winter was recorded in the agreements. The change will require the goodwill of the Russian side ".