Ukraine received 26.5 mln cubic meters of gas from Europe since the beginning of March

During the first four days of March, Ukraine received 26.5 million cubic meters of natural gas from European Union countries, as announced by the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry.

The Ministry specified that 17 million cubic metres was obtained from Slovakia, 7 million cubic meters from Hungary, and 2.5 million cubic meters from Poland.

As reported, on March 2nd, the National Joint-Stock company, Naftogaz of Ukraine and the Polish company, PGNiG signed a contract for the urgent supply of gas. The volume of contracted gas amounts to more than 60 million cubic meters.

On March 1st, Gazprom refused to resume gas supplies to Ukraine and returned the received advance payment.

According to the decision of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce on December 22nd, Naftogaz should resume purchases of Russian gas in the amount of no less than 5 billion cubic meters until the end of the contract.

  Gas, Ukraine, Naftogaz, Gazprom, Russia, Europe