Ukraine has agreed with Russia about purchase of gas

Украина не договорилась с Россией о покупке газа

Ukraine will not buy gas from Russia

Naftogaz and Gazprom have not signed the agreement, which would give him the opportunity to buy Russian gas.

Naftogaz Ukraine and Gazprom have failed to agree on a supplementary agreement to the contract for the purchase of gas in Russia is impossible.

This was on the basis of tripartite talks involving the European Commission said the head of the Ukrainian company Andrey Kobelev.

“Today, unfortunately, agreement could not be reached. I hope that this can be done in the future, but today we are unable to sign the supplemental agreement. Without it, the purchase of Russian gas in accordance with the contract between Naftogaz and Gazprom impossible,” he said.

We will remind, on 7 December, Naftogaz reported an increase in prices for Russian gas 178-183 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters up to 200-210 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters in the first quarter of 2017.

In Russia said that the gas price under the contract between Gazprom and Naftogaz competitive.

Note, in Naftogaz say that the amount of gas reserves of Ukraine is sufficient for this winter even at peak loads and low temperatures.