Ukrainian Naftogaz plans in the future to buy gas from Russia as needed, depending on the value of consumption in the country and taking into account the proposals on the European market, said the head of the organization Andrey Kobelev.
He also makes a promise to provide uninterrupted pumping of Russian gas to Europe." over the past year and a half we showed that we can provide uninterrupted transit of Russian gas regardless of whether It comes to Ukraine or not, and in the summer, and in winter season ", - He said, reports RIA " Novosti ".
along with this, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the government adopted a conclusion to ban Naftogaz for Russian gas. On Wednesday the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that as of 10. 00 am "Naftogaz of Ukraine" has chosen the first pre-paid volumes of gas from Russia, new the prepayment is not received, as well as applications for the production and delivery of gas, for this reason, gas supplies from Russia are terminated before admission from Ukrainian organizations of new payments. Later Director of business development at Naftogaz Yury Vitrenko said that the Ukrainian Firm in the near future priority will be to acquire European gas is cheaper than Russian. On Tuesday, the head of Naftogaz Andriy KOBOLEV said that Ukraine can do without gas from Russia and this "any other" in the winter. November 13, KOBOLEV said that the Company wants in the near future to start with Gazprom about reduction of gas price from Russia in the 1st quarter of the coming year. For example, Kiev nourishes the hope that in 2016 the cost for gas from Russia will be lower than 227 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters. Novak said that the discount for Ukraine for the 1st quarter of the coming year will be according to market prices for gas.