Naftogaz: Ukraine has drastically increased the tariff for transit of Russian gas

Naftogaz: Ukraine has drastically increased the tariff for transit of Russian gas


The new tariff applies to all transportation services gas through main gas pipelines, said the Director for business development at Naftogaz Yury Vitrenko. The new figures, he has not led and has not indicated what day will the new rate.

KIEV, Dec 30 Ukraine has raised the tariff rate on the transit of Russian gas through its territory, the Director of business development of the company “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Yuriy Vitrenko wrote on his page in Facebook.

Still the size of the drop rate was 2.7 dollars for transportation of thousand cubic meters per 100 kilometers. Ukraine has expressed a desire to raise the bet to $ 5. Also in Kiev has repeatedly stated that the agreement between Ukraine and Russia on gas transit to Europe would be renewed after 2019, as the alternatives to the Ukrainian route no. For its part, Gazprom is working on the construction of the offshore pipelines to bypass Ukraine.

“Ukraine finally has radically raised “Gazprom” the rate of transit (in full compliance with the European principles),” wrote Vitrenko. However, he did not specify what the new rate will be and what days it will operate.

According to Vitrenko, the new rate applies to all services including the gas transportation main pipeline, regardless of transit or inland transport. To the question whether Ukraine bill to Gazprom, Vitrenko noted that “while preparing”.