Moscow. October 27. “Naftogaz of Ukraine” transferred to Gazprom as payment for gas already more than $400 million, told reporters by energy Minister Alexander Novak.
“In accordance with these means are supplied with the necessary volumes of gas,” he said.
As reported, “Naftogaz of Ukraine” October 12, according to the results of tripartite negotiations in the format of Russia – EU – Ukraine has paid Gazprom $234 million and has requested a maximum daily volume of gas – 114 million cubic meters.
The price at which Naftogaz to buy gas from “Gazprom” in the fourth quarter with the discount offered by the Russian government, is about $230 per thousand cubic meters.
Thus, listed $400 million is enough to purchase approximately 1.7 billion cubic meters of gas.
Overall, Naftogaz has sent Gazprom a request for delivery in October 2 billion cubic meters of gas, about $500 million of This amount, Naftogaz accumulated in the special account.