Ukrainian company Naftogaz is seeking to meet with Gazprom until the end of January to negotiate new fees for the transit of natural gas, said Andriy KOBOLEV.
MOSCOW, 18 Jan. Naftogaz wants in January to meet with Gazprom to discuss the tariffs for gas transit, said the head of the Ukrainian company Andrey Kobelev.
Naftogaz is seeking to meet with Gazprom until the end of January to negotiate new fees for the transit of natural gas”, — quotes Koroleva Bloomberg.
According to Soboleva, tariffs for Gazprom this year will grow by the principle of “transport or pay”. If the companies fail to agree, Ukraine reserves the right to go to court.
“Ukraine sees no risk of interfering with the transit of gas,” — said Kobolyev.
At the end of last year, Naftogaz reported that it has offered Gazprom to negotiate in connection with the adoption in Ukraine of new rules of pricing on services of gas transportation, however, the date of a possible meeting was not specified. Director of business development at Naftogaz Yury Vitrenko then stated that Ukraine has raised the tariff for transit of Russian gas through its territory, but concrete figures did not name.