Naftogaz Ukrainy in February 2015 saved $100 million on the difference between the price of gas purchased in Europe and the price proposed by Gazprom, according to the director for business development at Naftogaz Ukrainy, Yuriy Vitrenko.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on March 3 he believed Kyiv should pay for the supplies of Russian gas to rebel-held regions of Ukraine, RIA news agency reports.
Ukraine's National Commission for Energy and Housing and Utilities Services Regulation (NCER) has increased the gas tariff for heat supply companies by 2.2 times or by Hr 1,625.10 per 1,000 cubic meters, to Hr 2,934.30 per 1,000 cubic meters (value added tax, extra charge and transportation and supply tariffs included).
Natural gas prices in the U.K., Europe's most traded market, dropped for a third day after Russia and Ukraine agreed on payment conditions for March fuel supplies in talks brokered by the European Union late March 2.
Russia is ready to consider providing Ukraine with a discount for gas supplies within their existing contract starting from the second quarter, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Rossiya 24 TV channel on March 3.
Moscow – A new trilateral meeting on gas will be held at the end of March, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters in Brussels.
BRUSSELS - Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late March 2 to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European Union.
BRUSSELS - Russia and Ukraine will discuss a so-called 'summer' gas deal for Kyiv at the end of March, when the current short-term deal expires, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on March 2 in remarks broadcast by Rossiya 24 television station.
Brussels - Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission are planning to discuss the so-called "summer gas package" at talks on March 2, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told journalists.
MOSCOW - Russia's Emergencies Ministry said on March 2 that a gas trunk pipeline Torzhok-Dolina has been shut off after explosion in Aver region.
Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz once again charged Russian gas giant Gazprom with violating the terms of an EU-backed winter gas supply agreement, Ukrainian company said on March 2.
Naftogaz Ukrainy has asked Gazprom to deliver 54.9 million cubic meters of natural gas per day on Feb. 27-28, and 10 million cubic meters per day on March 1 - 5, the company said on Feb. 27 evening.
Gas is continuing to be shipped to the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's republic (DPR) from Russia, says DPR head Oleksandr Zakharchenko.
Moscow - Russian gas exports outside the CIS will decline 25 percent to 9.8 billion cubic meters (bcm) in February year-on-year, according to Interfax calculations using data from European gas transmission operators.
Ukraine intends to start pumping gas into underground storage facilities on Feb. 27, which indicates that the country has got through the 2014/2015 winter season successfully, Naftogaz Ukrainy board chairman Andriy Kobolev has told reporters.
The European gas crisis has been averted — for now. Ukraine today sent Russia around £10 million to cover natural gas deliveries for March, just days before Putin's deadline.
Ukraine has sent a small prepayment of $15 million to Russia for March natural gas deliveries, energy officials from the two sides said on Feb. 27, after Moscow threatened to cut off supply.
Ukraine has paid for another month of Russian gas, following threats Moscow would cut off deliveries. Brussels has summoned Russian and Ukrainian officials for talks to resolve a gas dispute between the two countries.
MOSCOW - Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy and consumers in Donbas will receive 68.9 million cubic meters of Russian gas on Feb. 27, Gazprom's official representative Sergei Kupriyanov told journalists.
Russia suspending gas supplies to Ukraine won't threaten gas transit to Europe, Naftogaz Ukrainy CEO Andriy Kobolev told journalists in Kyiv on Feb. 27.