The EU blamed Kiev in the absence of the gas market

В ЕС упрекнули Киев в отсутствии рынка газа

Ukraine has not formed the gas market

The Ministry of energy, according to KOBOLEV, was sent two letters from the European Commission.

Ukraine is not fulfilling its obligations on the implementation of the gas market to the public. This is referred to in the documents, the European Commission sent to the Ministry of energy and coal industry. On Thursday, 13 September, said the head of Naftogaz of Ukraine Andriy Korolev, reports UKRINFORM.

“The European Commission believes that Ukraine does not fulfill its obligations. The Ministry of energy has sent a letter from the European Commission. And, as far as I know, was yesterday sent a second letter where it was clearly stated that Ukraine does not fulfill its obligations,” – said KOBOLEV.

Now Ukraine produces about 20 billion cubic meters of gas per year. 75% provides the company, the rest – Ukrnafta and private gas companies. There are about two dozen. The most powerful among those companies that fall within the orbit of DTEK.

As reported, in eight months of 2018, the company was able to produce 10 billion 159 million cubic meters of gas, which is 79 million cubic metres, a year earlier.

Recall that in Ukraine will reduce tariffs for transportation of gas. The regulator considers non-constructive proposal of Naftogaz and Ukrtransgaz on adjustment of the tariff methodology for gas transportation.

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