Gazpron, Naftohaz have signed agreement: no mediators, gas at US$179,5
The Prime Minister has announced about the deal
Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko stated that “today a common approved decision on removal of “UkrHazEnergo” from the gas market of Ukraine has been signed during negotiations in Moscow between NJSC “Naftohaz of Ukraine” and “Gazprom” public corporation, according to the government’s press-office.
Moreover, according to Yulia Tymoshenko, the sides agreed that for cooperation there is no need to create new intermediary structures – so called joint venture-1 and joint venture-2. NJSC “Naftohaz of Ukraine” will get customs clearance itself and sell Central Middle Asia gas on the territory of Ukraine.
“One more decision taken today by the sides: during 2008 gas price for Ukraine will not exceed $179,5 per one thousand cubic meters. At the present negotiations between NJSC “Naftohaz of Ukraine” and “Gazprom” public corporation are under way,” the PM announced.