Oleh Dubyna was appointed as head of Naftohaz national oil and natural gas company on Monday, according to the government’s press-service.

     O.Dubyna  was  a  deputy  prime minister in one of the governments of ex-President Leonid Kuchma.

     Naftogaz Ukrainy unites Ukraine`s major oil and gas production companies and  holds the monopoly on transit and storage of natural gas in underground storage facilities, as well as for the transportation of oil via pipelines throughout Ukraine.