Naftogaz explained the failure of the heating season

В Нафтогазе объяснили срыв отопительного сезона

Naftogaz has not concluded agreements with 22 district heating companies over debts

Manufacturers of heat have accumulated significant debt and do not adhere to schedules of repayment.

Naftogaz refused to conclude contracts for the supply of gas to start the heating season with 22 district heating companies in the country due to the accumulation of substantial debts and the lack of agreements on restructuring, reported the press service of Naftogaz.

“As of today, 1146 heat supply companies buy gas on favorable terms from the NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine”. However, Naftogaz is unable to provide nominations for gas 22 district heating companies, including 12 large, in nine regions,” – said in the message.

It is noted that the key problem situation with manufacturers of heat developed in Kryvyi Rih, Kherson oblast, cities Bold, Severodonetsk, Pervomaisk and Shepetivka.

“Manufacturers of heat providing residents of the mentioned regions with warm and hot water, significant arrears do not adhere to schedules of repayment, or in the previous period has paid off with Naftogaz less than 90% of used gas. As long as these businesses do not fulfill these requirements of the law, Naftogaz is unable to provide them with the nomination of gas on preferential terms defined by the Cabinet of Ministers”, – said in the message.

The press service stresses that in most cases the accumulation of large debts and the failure to make a schedule of repayment are the result of inaction of local authorities.

“In a situation with Kherson CHP, Krivoy Rog TPP and Sievierodonetsk power station is the responsibility of the state property Fund, the management of which are data producers of heat. The situation can be resolved only with the participation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine”, – noted in the company.

It is noted that the delay in the start of the heating season in the cities poses a threat to the comfort and safety of residents, especially taking into account the expected in the next few days cold.

In the list of debtors Krivoy Rog, Kiev, Donetsk, Berdyansk, Kiev Svyatoshinsky district, Fastiv, Kropiwnicki, Severodonetsk, Pervomaisk, Kherson, Shepetivka and Bold.

As reported, the police opened a criminal case because of the lack of heat in Krivoy Rog and bold.

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