Naftogaz of Ukraine plans in 2015 to earn on providing services to Gazprom on the transit pumping of gas to European countries is about 1, 5 billion dollars, said the Head of Ukrainian organizations Andrey Kobelev.
"This year we are planning to get less repayments of the advance, which was taken earlier, around 1. 5 billion dollars in the form of income ", - KOBOLEV declared in interview of the UNIAN.
The head of Naftogaz also said that some previously provided by Gazprom's advance payment for gas transit have not Yet repaid." Another 250 million dollars is to practice as an advance received before 2014 ", - said Korolev. In the last month of summer, sources reported that Naftogaz of Ukraine has addressed to Gazprom with the request for advance payments for pumping gas from Russia to Europe that these funds to pay for the pumping of gas into Ukrainian storage facilities. Gazprom and Naftogaz in summer, did not want to explain the possibility of a return for this advance scheme. The scheme of advance transit was used in 2012-2013 during the presidency of Viktor Yanukovych. Last time Gazprom gave Naftogaz an advance of $ 1 billion in the summer of 2013, the money of the Ukrainian Firm pumped gas into underground storage facilities for the heating period. After encountering issues with payments for gas, the Russian side has stated many times that you are not allowed to lend to the purchase of gas by Ukraine in any form, as well as among them at the expense of advancing transit.