“Ukrtransgaz”, “Naftogaz” in October imported from Russia gas on $451 million

“Ukrtransgaz”, “Naftogaz” in October imported from Russia gas on $451 million


Kyiv received 1,984 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia. With the discount, Ukraine can pay Gazprom for this volume 451,308 million dollars. Currently “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz of Ukraine” in the framework interact winter gas package.

MOSCOW, 2 Nov. Ukraine in October 2015 imported 1,984 billion cubic meters of Russian gas, according to operational data of “Ukrtransgaz”.

Based on the price of Russian gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter (with the discount) in 227.36 USD per thousand cubic meters, Naftogaz can pay Gazprom for this volume 451,308 million dollars.

Currently “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz of Ukraine” in the framework interact winter gas package (initialed by Ukraine, Russia and the EC on 25 September), and on the basis of a supplementary agreement to a long-term contract. In dopsoglashenie expressly allows the selection of Russian gas to Ukraine in the maximum daily amount of up to 114 million cubic meters per day.

Naftogaz has resumed gas purchases from Gazprom on October 12. According to “Ukrtransgaz”, the average import gas from Russia in the period 12-31 October 2015 $ 99,249 million cubic meters per day. Thus, the highest daily import was registered on 24 October — the day Ukraine took 119,198 million cubic meters of gas from Russia. Then the supply began to plummet and on October 31 they fell back to $ 40,792 million cubic meters.

Thursday, October 29, it was known that “Naftogaz” in October summarily transferred “Gazprom” of $ 518 million, an advance payment for gas. The gap between the amount paid and selected in October is 66,692 million dollars. This amount is enough for about 293 million cubic meters of Russian gas.

The head of “Gazprom” Alexei Miller said on Monday that the amount of the funds transferred by Naftogaz as an advance payment for gas to Gazprom, will be enough for five days, the Ukrainian side since the beginning of November, almost three times reduced the consumption of Russian gas. In absolute numbers, the head of the concern has not led.