In Naftogaz thanked Western companies, who are not afraid to spoil relations with Gazprom.
Russian Gazprom has tried to block the import of gas to Ukraine from Europe and has spent billions of dollars on those unsuccessful attempts. This was announced by commercial Director of the company Naftogaz of Ukraine Yuriy Vitrenko.
“We buy gas from major European gas companies. Many of them produce gas themselves. Many also buy gas and other extractive companies. Including Gazprom, which interfered with that we were buying gas in Europe. According to even Russian newspaper, Gazprom has spent $5 billion on a failed attempt to block our imports from Europe” – wrote Vitrenko on his profile page on Facebook.
He noted that Ukraine is grateful to those companies who are not afraid to spoil relations with Gazprom and began to sell gas.
“In most months, these market prices for gas from Europe was lower than under the contract with Gazprom,” – said Vitrenko.
As reported Корреспондент.netPresident Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine lived for a year without Russian gas. “The attempt to bring Ukraine to its knees energy blackmail failed,” – said Poroshenko.
Yesterday it was reported that Naftogaz of Ukraine supports the proposal to organize a trilateral meeting with the European Commission and Russia on the gas issue in Brussels. The company stressed that the issue of gas imports to the Ukrainian market, the company is guided by two criteria: price and reliability.