Naftogaz has earned $300 million at the stop of the gas pipeline OPAL

Нафтогаз заработал $300 млн на остановке газопровода OPAL

The company received additional income from the transit

Ukraine makes a simple competitor.

Naftogaz of Ukraine in the period of temporary restriction of the operation of the OPAL gas pipeline received additional revenues from gas transit in the amount of about $300 million, said the head of the Board of the company Andrey Kobelev, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“This year, for the period until OPAL was not working, the Ukrainian GTS are additionally earned about $300 million,” he said at a conference in Kiev.

KOBOLEV also said that by the end of 2017, the company expects about $3 billion of income from transit activities

The head of Naftogaz stressed the importance of Ukraine’s participation in the Statute against OPAL.

Recall, Gazprom was forced to reduce gas pumping at Nord stream gas pipeline and the Eastern branch of Opal in connection with the judicial ban imposed at the suit of the government of Poland.