Naftogaz Ukrainy on May 26 transferred another $30 million to Gazprom in prepayment for Russian gas, Naftogaz told Interfax.
MOSCOW - Bulgaria still hopes the South Stream gas pipeline project will be carried out, but at any rate the situation with the project should not affect bilateral elations with Russia.
Ukraine pumped 2.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas into the Ukrainian underground storage facilities from Jan. 1 to May 26, 2015, PJSC Ukrtransgaz's press service said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has welcomed the start of an investigation into whether Russia's OJSC Gazprom violated Ukrainian law regarding the protection of economic competition, which has been launched by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine.
Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold their next trilateral meeting on Russian natural gas exports to Ukraine - a meeting to agree exports for the third quarter - before the end of June, the Russian energy minister said on Saturday.
MOSCOW. May 23 (Interfax) - Ukraine needs to pump between 18 billion and 20 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas into its underground depots by October 1 to have enough gas for this autumn and winter, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Saturday without saying how much gas is left in the depots today.
MOSCOW - Gazprom has received another $30 million from Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy as prepayment for gas, and at the current gas off- take rate, gas supplies will last until May 28, inclusive.
Naftogaz Ukrainy plans by late June to set up tripartite talks and sign an additional agreement with Russia's Gazprom on gas supplies to Ukraine for the period until the end of the next heating season, Naftogaz head Andriy Kobolev told reporters in Kyiv.
The Finance Ministry of Ukraine issued government domestic loan bonds worth Hr 8.9 billion in April to increase the charter capital of national joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reported on May 20.
Reverse gas flows that Slovakia has organized for Ukraine are functioning and Bratislava is ready to support Kyiv in this issue, Slovakia's president, Andrej Kiska, said.
MOSCOW - The offshore installation of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will begin in the Black Sea shallow-water section in the first ten days of June, Oleg Aksyutin a member of the executive board at Russian gas giant Gazprom, told reporters.
OAO Gazprom, Russia's biggest company, lowered its forecast for natural gas output for this year a second time amid competition at home, weak demand in Europe and a milder than expected winter.
National joint-stock company Naftogaz Ukrainy is ready to take gas from the companies of DTEK Group to cover the debt of public joint-stock company Kyivenergo, the press service of the state holding reported last week.
Naftogaz Ukraine transferred another $32 million to Gazprom on May 14 as prepayment for supplies of Russian gas, the state oil and gas company told Interfax-Ukraine on Monday.
Ukraine's state-run gas company Naftogaz has transferred $32 million (20 million pound) to Russia's gas monopoly Gazprom as a further pre-payment for gas deliveries, a spokeswoman for the company said on May 18.
Checks on technological oil at PJSC Ukrtransnafta, stored at PJSC Ukrtatnafta (Kremenchuk oil refinery), were violated by the plant, Naftogaz Ukrainy Executive Director Andriy Pasishnyk has written on his Facebook page.
Russia's foreign minister has urged the European Union to support the idea of a Moscow-backed pipeline that would bring natural gas across the Black Sea to Turkey and the rest of Europe.
Natural gas purchases from the European Union will account for at least 50 percent of Ukrainian gas imports in 2015, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in the Verkhovna Rada on May 15.
MOSCOW - The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) is expected to make a decision in June 2016 on lawsuits filed by Gazprom and Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy against each other on debt repayment for gas and/or a revision of the companies' contract and a return of advance payments, Gazprom said.