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04.06.2014 Ukraine wants EU to block South Stream

The Ukrainian government calls upon the European Union to block the construction of a joint with Russia gas pipeline South Stream, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said in parliament on June 3, Ukrinform has reported.

04.06.2014 Shell halts shale wells in East Ukraine

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) has halted drilling for shale gas in eastern Ukraine to protect its personnel from clashes between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian army, Bloomberg reported on June 3.

03.06.2014 Tough Choice: If Europe decides to slash gas imports from Russia, it will shoot itself in the foot

The growing tension between the West and Russia over the annexation of Crimea accentuated all problems that have plagued gas ties between longtime partners.

03.06.2014 Ukraine imports 167 mn cubic meters of gas from EU in May

Ukraine in May 2014 imported around 167 million cubic meters of gas from Europe via Poland and Hungary, according to data from a study of gas transport system operators in Hungary and Poland - FGSZ Ltd, and Gaz-System S.A, Interfax reported on June 2.

03.06.2014 Ukraine takes 3.2 billion cubic meters of Russian gas in May

Ukraine's state-owned Naftogaz took 3.2 billion cubic metres of gas into underground storage in May, says the European association of storage operators, Gas Storage Europe (GSE), ITAR-TASS reported on June 2.

03.06.2014 Ukraine’s stance on gas debt may complicate EU financial aid – unnamed diplomat

Ukraine’s tough stance on repayment of its gas debt to Russia may complicate prospects for financial aid from Europe, a diplomat from a Western European country told ITAR-TASS on June 2 ahead of trilateral gas talks between Russia, the EU and Ukraine in Brussels.

03.06.2014 Gazprom mulls gas price cut for Ukraine

Russia’s gas giant Gazprom and Ukraine’s energy company Naftogaz Ukrainy will consult with their governments a supply price of U.S.$ 350-380 per 1,000 cubic meters, a medium price between $268.5 and $485 Kiev used to pay, E.U.

02.06.2014 Russia receives $786 million from Ukraine for gas deliveries

Moscow has received a $786.4 million payment from Ukraine for its gas debt for February-April 2014, Russia’s Ministry of Energy told ITAR-TASS on June 2.

02.06.2014 Russia’s Gazprom ready to reduce gas price for Ukraine

Russian energy giant Gazprom is prepared to reduce the gas price for Ukraine’s Naftogaz not only through a lower export customs duty, Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller told reporters on May 2, ITAR-TASS has reported.

02.06.2014 Gazprom may cut price for Ukraine - official

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.