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14.04.2014 Crimea to receive LNG at Russian prices

Crimea will receive liquefied natural gas (LNG) at prices equivalent to Russian, Crimean First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Temirgaliyev told reporters, ITAR-TASS said on April 11.

14.04.2014 Ukraine, Slovakia to discuss reverse gas supplies on April 15

Ukraine’s Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan will on April 15 hold another round of talks in Slovakia on reverse supplies of natural gas. He made this statement in the Ukrainian parliament on April 11, ITAR-TASS has reported.

14.04.2014 Ukraine plans reverse gas deals with Germany, France

Ukraine is planning a contract with German international oil and gas company RWE and a French energy company for reverse natural gas imports, Yuriy Prodan, Ukraine’s Minister for Energy and Coal, told parliament on April 11, ITAR-TASS reported on April 12.

14.04.2014 Ukraine ready to pay $386 per 1,000 cubic metres of Russian gas – chief banker

Ukraine is ready to pay $386 per 1,000 cubic metres of gas to Russia, Stepan Kubiv, Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), who is currently in the United States, told journalists on April 13, ITAR-TASS reported on April 14.

14.04.2014 Putin says Russia to adhere to gas contracts with Europe

Russia guarantees the fulfilment of its natural gas commitments to European partners, President Vladimir Putin said on April 11, RIA Novosti reported.

11.04.2014 Russia to negotiate with investors in Ukraine’s Crimean shelf

Russian representatives are ready to begin talks with the foreign investors involved in projects offshore Crimea according to contracts signed with the Ukrainian government, the Russian deputy environment minister, Denis Khramov, said on April 10.

11.04.2014 Slovakia ready for reverse gas flow to Ukraine

Slovakia is ready to organize reverse gas supplies to Ukraine provided that Kyiv meets certain conditions, reads a statement by the press office of the Slovak government after a phone call of U.S.

11.04.2014 Putin complains of Ukrainian debt to EU

President Vladimir Putin is deeply concerned about Ukraine’s U.S. $2.2 billion debt for Russian gas and suggested taking urgent steps to settle the problem in a letter to European leaders, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov told RIA Novosti on April 10.

10.04.2014 Turkey does not expect problems with Russian gas

Ankara does not anticipate problems in its energy relations with Russia in connection with the crisis in Ukraine, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said in an interview published in the Japanese business newspaper Nikkei on April 10, ITAR-TASS has reported.

10.04.2014 Slovakia, Ukraine continue to prepare reverse gas flow

Legal issues that prevent reverse gas supplies to Ukraine from Slovakia will be removed, Ukraine's Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan told reporters on April 9, Ukrinform has reported.