Ukrainian Naftogaz in the near future wants to start with Gazprom about reduction of gas price from Russia in the 1st quarter of the coming year, said the head of the organization Andrey Kobelev.
"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 KOBOLEV, transfers UNIAN.
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 ". On Wednesday the head of Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the discount for Ukraine for the 1st quarter of the coming year will be according to market prices for gas. On Tuesday, the head of the Board of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that Ukraine paid for gas would last only four day-to Saturday, November 14. On the first day of the week it was declared that the accumulation in underground gas storages of Ukraine decreased to 16, 998 billion cubic meters. November 3, Demchyshyn said that Gazprom set the price for gas from Russia allows Kiev to buy natural gas in the volumes required, and gives the opportunity to count on the planned passage of the heating season. While Kiev nourishes the hope that in 2016 the cost for gas from Russia will be lower than 227 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters.