The NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" as of October 1, for the debts of gas imports to cover domestic production and technical needs of the Ukrainian operators of gas distribution networks, according to a report of the press service of " Naftogaz ".
since Naftogaz does not have the technical capability to stop physical gas operators for their internal technical needs without interruption of gas supplies to end customers, attempts to continue the selection of gas operators will be considered unauthorized.
in Ukraine engaged in business activities, about 50 operators of gas distribution networks - regional plants for the distribution of gas involved in the delivery of natural gas to the final consumers via distribution networks. Only 3 of them paid for their gas and continue to receive gas from the organization, according to a report.
according to " Naftogaz ", according to the position on 1 October, the operators owe "Naftogaz" 5, 4 billion hryvnia ($225 million) for the gas used by them to cover their production and technical costs, normalized losses and own needs.
As emphasized in the " Naftogaz ", the continuation of the selection operators in gas for their technological needs since October 1, will be treated As unauthorized selection.
"In the absence of gas purchases and nominations from vendors, the use of gas from the transmission system operators of gas distribution networks is unauthorized. Disable operators of gas distribution networks without interrupting the gas supply to the end customers who do not have debt, it is technically impossible ", - reported in the report.