A relevant decision was stipulated in government decree No. 770 of August 20, 2012.
According to the document, the matter concerns state assets, used by
regional gas companies for core production, being on their balance sheet
and that are not subject to privatization.
In addition, the decree excludes distribution gas pipelines from the
list of property, which is not subject to privatization and transferred
for use to Naftogaz Ukrainy.