The transit of gas could cost Gazprom $ 4 billion more expensive — Vitrenko

Russian «Gazprom» will have to pay for gas transit through the territory of Ukraine is 4 billion dollars a year more if the Stockholm arbitration court decides in favor of the NJSC «Naftogaz of Ukraine».

About this on his page in Facebook wrote to the commercial Director of «Naftogaz of Ukraine» Yuriy Vitrenko.

«Gazprom» (in the case of loss – ed.) will have to pay us tens of billions of dollars of compensation to sell gas at a much lower price, each year to pay $ 4 billion more for transit and not to obstruct our integration in the European market,» wrote Vitrenko.

Commercial Director of «Naftogaz» noted that the hearings on the transit contract begin on Monday, November 21.

Vitrenko also led the basic requirements of «Naftogaz» to «Gazprom». «As provided for in the contract with Gazprom, the transit tariff needs to be aligned with the European regulations establishing the rates,» he said.

The commercial Director stated that the contract must be given in accordance with the applicable (mandatory) legislation.

«Since the provision of gas transportation services is carried out on the territory of Ukraine, it is obvious that Ukrainian law should apply. And no contracts between two commercial entities, such as Gazprom and Naftogaz cannot have «immunity» from the application of legislative regulations, because the laws have Supreme legal force over the contracts,» he said.

Vitrenko also reminded that the decision of the arbitration on the contract for the purchase of gas is expected before April, and the contract for the transit of gas through June 2017.

It was reported that «Naftogaz» within the framework of consideration at the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm chamber of Commerce declared requirements compensation of the company «Gazprom» more than a total of 26.6 billion dollars.

«Gazprom» and «Naftogaz of Ukraine» the legal proceedings in the Stockholm arbitration court in June 2014.

Earlier, Vitrenko said that the results of the Stockholm arbitration on the dispute with Gazprom regarding the contract for the purchase of gas expected before the end of March 2017.

The transit of gas could cost Gazprom $ 4 billion more expensive — Vitrenko 20.11.2016

Ноябрь 20th, 2016 by
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