The security service of Ukraine suspected of misappropriation and embezzlement 1, 8 billion UAH (150 million dollars) officials of Ukrtransgas (daughter of " Naftogaz " ) and other commercial structures of the country.
" The security service of Ukraine exposed the embezzlement and misappropriation of state funds in the amount of 1, 8 billion UAH officials of " Ukrtransgaz " and a number of commercial entities in the period 2010 - 2013. According to the materials of the security service of Ukraine on June 23, the chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine has made the data in the Unified state register of pre-trial investigations and the beginning of the above-mentioned facts in the proceedings of 4 criminal proceedings ", - is informed in the report.
Ukrtransgas operates 12 underground gas storage facilities total active capacity of about 31 billion cubic meters. Storage underground gas are part of the system of gas supplies to Ukraine and gas transit through its territory.
Ukrtransgas is 100 percent " daughter " of " Naftogaz ". The Ukrainian government first approved the reform of " Naftogaz ", in which it highlighted the joint stock company " Trunk gas pipelines of Ukraine " and " Underground gas storage facilities of Ukraine. They are expected to subordinate directly to the " Ukrtransgaz ", which will be the operator GTS instead of " Naftogaz ". The latter will continue to deal with the gas supplies, including purchases in foreign markets.