Discovered abuses in the gas sector by 100 million hryvnias

Обнаружены злоупотребления в газовой сфере почти на 100 млн гривен

Gaziosmanpasa company wrongly assessed that domestic consumers of the area of large volumes of natural gas.

In Vinnytsia region opened a criminal case on the fact of abuse in the gas sector worth almost UAH 100 million. It is reported by the regional Prosecutor’s office on Wednesday, March 13.

“Upon abuse of officials of gas distribution and gas supply companies by the Prosecutor’s office of Vinnytsia region instituted criminal proceedings. Pre-judicial investigation is entrusted to investigative management of General Directorate of the National police of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.

According to prosecutors, from October 2018 gas supply companies in the region, the volume consumed by household consumers of gas reduced to standard conditions. The result is measured by the counters of the citizens, the volume of gas increased by factors of bringing (to 1.08).

“Bringing to standard conditions involves adjusting the measured volume of domestic gas meters in the cold months upward, since at low temperatures the gas contracts and the usual counters, I think its volume in the compressed state. The coefficient of changing from a 0.97 to 1.08 depends on the distance which passes the gas to the meter via pipeline over land outside the heated space, and month for which the accrual is made. However, such action in respect of domestic consumers is contrary to the legislation”, – noted in Prosecutor’s office.

According to the Rules of supply of natural gas, reduction of volumes of gas consumption to standard conditions is only possible for consumers who are not domestic.

Also according to the Method of reduction of gas volume to standard conditions according to the indications of household counters, the effect of this Technique extends to business entities, said the Agency.

“The illegality of the use of the methodology for the transfer of natural gas to household consumers is also confirmed by the Department of Gospodarevskaya in Vinnytsia region”, – said in a Supervisory Agency.

In addition, according to the Agency, the decision of the national Commission № 14787 23.11.2018 from the gas company are prohibited region in the implementation of metering of natural gas used by domestic consumers, to bring natural gas volumes to standard conditions for commercial payments for the consumed natural gas to domestic consumers.

“According to preliminary calculations Gaziosmanpasa company wrongly assessed that domestic consumer region volumes of natural gas totaling more than 98 million hryvnias”, – noted in Prosecutor’s office.

Earlier it was reported that in the river are investigating a possible theft of city officials. The Prosecutor’s office checks the mayor’s statement on substantial overpricing in the improvement of the city.

Also in three cities of Ukraine have been 120 searches in schools and public industrial enterprises. Officials in Mykolaiv, Khmelnytskyi and Odessa is suspected of embezzlement and embezzlement of property.

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