BRUSSELS, 2 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. The Ministers of energy of the Russian Federation and Ukraine Alexander Novak and Vladimir Demchyshyn, as well as Vice-President of the EC on energy Maros Sefcovic began in Brussels tripartite meeting on Gaza, reports journalist Last news .
first in Brussels Sefcovic spent sequential bilateral meeting With Novak and Demchishin. The main theme of "trentalance" March 2, announced the implementation of the " winter package ", signed by the parties on October 31, 2014." Winter gas plan involving the supply of gas from Russia to Ukraine and reliable transit to EU countries, due to expire on 31 March. However, Since the end of February relations "Gazprom" and "Naftogaz" marred by mutual claims on the background gas of Donbass.
In fact, Since February 19, Kyiv stopped gas supply to the South-East of Ukraine, explaining the technical damage to the pipelines at the end of hostilities in the Donbas." Gazprom "on behalf of the Russian government for the gas supply in the region has involved measuring station (GIS) "Prokhorovka" and "Platoo" on the borders of Rostov, Luhansk and Donetsk regions. According to the statement of Gazprom gas supplies to Ukraine through these GIS are Under contract With Naftogaz.
However, Naftogaz for a week accuses Gazprom in the breakdown of the Brussels agreements and breach of contract. For example, "Naftogaz" indicates that the Russian Company does not satisfy in full the application for the daily selection of gas. On the first day of the week, March 2, from "Naftogaz" again came the attacks against Gazprom, which said in February, paid for gas was open, and violations of agreements continued in March.
Naftogaz transferred to Gazprom for March only fifteen million dollars. Gazprom scared that this money will be enough for production and delivery of gas until the end of Monday, March 2, However, Naftogaz said it would take gas by 10 million cubic meters of gas per day, "stretching" our prepayment before March 5, inclusive.
Since the beginning of the winter action plan, in early winter, Naftogaz chose 488, 106 million cubic meters of gas from Russia in January - 920, 314 million in February - 924, 311 million.
A new twist on an old theme emerged on February 19." Naftogaz of Ukraine "has stopped gas supplies in the Donbass, explaining that "critical damage" pipelines." Gazprom decided the problem, using canned gas station and just a couple of hours, the Ukrainian side suddenly said that he has restored pipe and resumed gas supplies to the region.
on the subsequent day of the event continued to grow, but the situation did not become clearer. Thus, Naftogaz says that resumed gas supply region. Authorized Donbass state that the gas comes specifically from Gazprom through the southern border With the Russian Federation (GIS "Platoo" and "Prokhorovka" )." Gazprom argues that the flow of gas through Platova " and "Prokhorovka" agreed With the Ukrainian side. Read more ""