Naftogaz: negotiations with Russia on the price of transit can not be called successful

Naftogaz: negotiations with Russia on the price of transit can not be called successful


The Ukrainian side expects a decline in 2015 of volumes of Russian gas transit through Ukraine by 20%.

KYIV, 4 Nov. The head of the company “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Andrey Kobelev said that the negotiations with Russia about the price for transit of gas to Europe can not be called successful.

“On this issue, there are negotiations and I can’t call them successful, it openly,” — said KOBOLEV on air “the Fifth channel”, answering the question, are there any negotiations with Russia about changing the prices for the transit of Russian gas to Europe.

The NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” predicts drop in 2015 the volume of Russian gas transit through Ukraine by 20% — to 50 billion cubic meters 62.2 billion cubic meters in 2014. Transit through Ukraine in 2014 decreased by almost 25% — of 86.1 billion cubic meters in 2013 to 62.2 billion cubic meters in 2014.