Gas from the EU to save $1.3 billion – Naftogaz

На газе из ЕС сэкономили $1,3 млрд - Нафтогаз

Ukraine stopped buying gas directly from Russia from November 2015. With the beginning of the year the EU bought gas for $1.5 billion.

In Naftogaz say that I saved $ 1.3 billion, buying gas in the EU is procurement from Gazprom under the contract of 2009. On Tuesday, September 25, said the chief commercial Director of Naftogaz Yuriy Vitrenko, reports UNIAN.

“The savings from Naftogaz for gas imports from the EU instead of purchases from Gazprom at the initial, unrevised contract price amounted to almost 1.3 billion dollars”, – said Vitrenko.

Because of this, the official said that Ukraine buys gas in the EU, not in Russia.

Recall, Ukraine stopped buying gas directly from Russia from November 2015. Gas import is carried out only with the European countries. In 2016 it imported 11.1 billion cubic meters of gas, and in 2017 13.9 billion

In January-July 2018 Ukraine impartialit EU 5.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas, totaling nearly $1.5 billion.

 

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