Today “Gazprom” announced the cancellation of all contracts with “Naftogaz”
Soon the Russian “Gazprom” is not going to stop the transit of gas through Ukraine, despite the announcement of the termination of all contracts. Comments about this RBC reported the official representative of the company Sergey Kupriyanov.
“If it were so, we would just come right out and say” – he said, answering the question about the possible termination of transit.
In trading the “daughter” of “Gazprom”, “Gazprom export”, confirmed that the transit through Ukraine will continue, as for breach of contract must go through the legal process.
“The judicial process takes time. We do not stop right now pumping gas through Ukraine”, – said the interlocutor of RBC.
The head of Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller today announced that the company intends to terminate gas contracts with “Naftogaz”.
February 28, Stockholm arbitration ordered the Russian “Gazprom” to pay “Naftogaz of Ukraine” $4.63 billion for failure to supply the agreed volumes of gas for transit. As a result of two arbitration disputes between the companies “Gazprom” should pay NAC $2.56 billion
Yesterday it became known that “Gazprom” received money from “Naftogaz Ukraine” in payment for March deliveries of gas, but returned them to the NAC. The Russian company also said that will not supply gas to Ukraine.
“Ukrtransgaz” reported that on March 1 the pressure transit gas pipelines at the entrance to the Ukrainian gas transportation system dropped to the lowest level this year.