Contents tagged with Ukrtransgaz

  • Ukraine offers Moldova help in bypassing Gazprom and importing gas from the EU

    The Ukrainian national oil and gas company Ukrtransgaz sent Moldova a proposal to delay the construction of the Romania-Moldova interconnector, which makes the Moldovan side vulnerable during its next meeting with Gazprom, as  stated in Ukrtransgaz’ press release.

    It was noted that taking advantage of the Ukrainian gas transmission system would minimize the potential risks associated with possible interruptions in the transit of natural gas from the Russian Federation and guarantee gas …

  • Ukraine offers third of its gas storage to European Union

    According to the statement published on the Ukrtransgaz website, Ukraine is ready to lease at least a third of its gas storages to EU countries.

     “This should ensure uninterrupted gas supply to the consumers of Russian gas from Hungary and other European countries next winter “even if Russia stops gas transit through the territory of Ukraine to the EU countries after January 1, 2020,” stated the operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine.

    According to Ukrtransgaz, they can now offer …

  • Ukraine reduced gas imports by 25% in 2018

    Ukraine imported 10.59 million cubic meters of gas in 2018. This is 24.6% or 3.46 billion cubic meters less than 2017 when gas supplies exceeded 14 billion cubic meters, according to the data of gas transmission company, Ukrtransgaz. 

    In 2018, gas was imported solely from Europe because gas supplies from Russia had been suspended since November 25, 2015 when Naftogaz found Russian Gazprom’s prices unreasonably high. In 2018 Ukraine imported 6.4 billion cubic meters of gas from Slovakia, 3.4 …

  • Media: Ukraine's gas network operator Ukrtransgaz will be headed by Polish specialist

    Paweł Józef Stańczak was appointed to the post of chairman of Ukraine's gas network operator, PJSC Ukrtransgaz, according to with reference to sources in the NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine.

    Stańczak, a Polish specialist was elected to the post of president of Ukrtransgaz as early as August 2017 with a reported one-year contract. A little later, it became known that the SBU would be delaying his appointment as head of the company.

    "The SBU did not give a definitive answer about the admission …