Polish energy concern Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo (PGNIG) hopes for a gas price reduction from the Russian gas holding Gazprom at the year-end, the Polish company’s head Mariusz Zawisza said on June 3, ITAR-TASS has said.
Russian gas giant Gazprom may reduce the price for Ukraine to U.S. $380 for 1,000 cubic meters from almost $500 if Kiev repays its debt, Ivan Grachov, chairman of the energy committee of the State Duma, the lower chamber of parliament, told Prime on May 30.
Russia is ready to discuss a discount on gas supplies to Ukraine, but not a change in the pricing formula stipulated in the existing contract, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 20, RIA Novosti has reported.
Russia does not see that Ukraine has any possibilities to pay for natural gas supplies even if discount provided due to the economically complicated situation in the country, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 15, ITAR-TASS has reported.
Turkey will try to obtain a gas price discount from Russia, and this issue will be discussed with the management of Russia's Gazprom in the coming days, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Taner Yildiz said, the country's TRT Haber TV channel reported on Ap
Russian gas giant Gazprom has cancelled a discount it made for Ukraine in December and has raised the price to U.S. $385.5 from $268.5 for 1,000 cubic meters, CEO Alexei Miller said on April 1, Prime has reported.
Russia is starting the process of denunciating bilateral agreements with Ukraine, including the one on the parameters, status and terms of keeping its Black Sea fleet on the Ukrainian territory, Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, said on March 28, RIA
Ukraine's parliament-appointed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said the price of natural gas for Ukraine will make up $480 per 1,000 cubic meters from April 1, Itar-Tass reported on March 27.
Ukraine has no reasons to ask Gazprom for a discount on the price of natural gas since Kiev has a debt for the already supplied gas, Dmitry Peskov, press secretary of the Russian president, said on March 25, as cited by RIA Novosti.
The Russian natural gas price may increase to about U.S. $500 per 1,000 cubic meters for Ukraine from April 1 from the current $268.5, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said on March 22, as cited by local news agency UNN, Prime has reported.