Company from Russia stopped shipment of LNG to Ukraine – media

Компания из Казахстана остановила отгрузки СПГ в Украину – СМИ

Ukraine imported from Kazakhstan last year 257 thousand tons of LNG

The permission to pass the Ukrainian border after June 1 from the Russian side, according to sources.

The Kazakh company Tengizchevroil (TCO) stopped the shipment of liquefied gas to Ukraine. On Friday, may 24, according to Ekogh citing sources in the companies-holders of TERM contracts for TCO.

According to them, the Kazakh trader is afraid of problems with the passage of cars through the Russian-Ukrainian border due to the entry into force on 1 June, the Russian sanctions against Ukraine.

“The permission to pass the Ukrainian border from the Russian side. That’s all for now: in June plans anyone not confirmed”, – told the head of the trading company from Kiev.

According to another trader, may 25 is also stopped loading already paid for consignments shipped within the may TERM of the contracts. “Shipped all that to cross the Ukrainian border in may. The rest is fear,” says the source.

According to him, the restrictions relating to as a resource for Ukrainian consumers, and transit volumes. Obviously, the ban will also apply to other Kazakh producers.

According to Consulting group A-95, in 2018, TCO has put to Ukraine of 208.3 thousand tons of liquefied gas, which accounted for 15.8% of total imports. In April 2019 deliveries amounted to 21.5 thousand tons (19%). The main buyers of the resource TCO – WOG, Hope, Socar, GT Group, avtotrans, Avantage, OKKO.

Just out of Kazakhstan for 2018 imported 257 thousand tons of LNG (15% of the total market).

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine intends to buy liquefied natural gas in the United States. Representatives of Naftogaz and the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine held a meeting with officials from the state Department, the Congress and the Ministry of energy of the United States.

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