Russian gas monopoly «Gazprom» filed in the court of Appeal of Svea, the Swedish County successfully challenged and the partial abolition of the final outcome of the arbitration proceedings with the company «Naftogaz Ukraine» in the case of gas transit. About it reports «Interfax» with reference to the statement «Gazprom».
The petition was filed on March 29.
The Russian company motivates the appeal of «significant procedural violations committed by the arbitrators in making this decision», writes «Interfax».
28 Feb Stockholm arbitration court satisfied the claim of «Naftogaz Ukraine» to «Gazprom» about the lack of transit volumes. NAC has made payment in the amount of $4,63 billion By the results of two arbitration proceedings in Stockholm Gazprom must pay $2, 56 billion in favor of «Naftogaz».
On 1 March it became known that «Gazprom» received money from «Naftogaz Ukraine» in payment for March deliveries of gas, but returned them to the NAC. The Russian company also said that will not supply gas to Ukraine.
«Naftogaz» regarded it as a violation of the December decision of the Stockholm arbitration on the gas supply contract and said that they intend to demand from «Gazprom» compensation.
On 2 March, the head of Board «Gazprom» Alexey Miller said that the company is forced to start the procedure for termination of the contract with NAK «Naftogaz Ukraine» through Stockholm arbitration. He accused the court of «double standards».
«Naftogaz of Ukraine» to save gas initiated a campaign #Screw, which was joined by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. On March 3, he said that shortage of gas supply in Ukraine is liquidated.
Medvedev said that the decision of the arbitration on the gas supply contract the company has appealed, and the hearing on the transit of the appeal will be filed before the end of March.
March 13, Miller said that «Gazprom» initiated the termination of contracts with NAK «Naftogaz Ukraine» not to pay the new penalties in 2018 and 2019.
March 27, Gazprom stated that it had started negotiations with «naftogazom» on the termination of contracts for the supply and transit of gas.
Gazprom appealed the arbitration decision in its dispute with Naftogaz 30.03.2018