EU: Ukraine warns of emergency risk in gas pipeline system - News Archive - PRIME Business News Agency - All News Politics Economy Business Wire Financial Wire Oil Gas Chemical Industry Power Industry Metals Mining Pulp Paper Agro Commodities Transport Automobile Construction Real Estate Telecommunications Engineering Hi-Tech Consumer Goods Retail Calendar Our Features Interviews Opinions Press Releases

EU: Ukraine warns of emergency risk in gas pipeline system

BRUSSELS, Mar 2 (PRIME) -- Ukraine has warned the European Commission of a possible emergency in the gas pipeline system, spokeswoman for the authority Anna-Kaisa Itkonen said at a briefing on Friday.

УIn general concerning the situation, the Ukrainian authorities have warned us of a possible emergency in the gas transportation system of Ukraine. We have taken this into consideration. We are serious about these concerns. We are ready to cooperate with the Ukrainian and the Russian authorities,Ф Itkonen said.

On Thursday, Deputy CEO of Russian gas producer Gazprom Alexander Medvedev said that Gazprom had sent payment from Ukrainian energy holding Naftogaz Ukrainy for March gas supplies back and would not start the shipments because a supplementary agreement to the contract was not coordinated. Naftogaz Ukrainy CEO Andrei Kobolev said that Ukraine can experience gas shortages.

Itkonen said that supplies of Russian gas to Europe and the Ukrainian gas reserves are stable according to the latest data.

The official also said that European CommissionТs Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic plans to call the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers on Friday and discuss possible gas negotiations.


02.03.2018 15:48
Share |
To report an error select text and press Ctrl+Enter
Central Bank Official Rate
1W 1M 1Y
EUR 72.6993 -0.3148 15 jun
USD 64.4326 -0.1988 15 jun
Stock Market Indices
1D 1W 1M 1Y
rtsi 1341.05 -0.44 18:50 14 jun
micex 2739.28 -0.69 18:50 14 jun
Stock Quotes in RUR
1D 1W 1M 1Y
gazp 231.51 -1.25 18:49 14 jun
lkoh 5178.50 -0.61 18:49 14 jun
rosn 408.00 -3.32 18:48 14 jun
sber 238.80 -0.70 18:49 14 jun
MICEX Ruble Trading
1D 1W 1M 1Y
EURTD 72.3250 -0.6250 14:59 14 jun
USDTD 64.5950 +0.1125 17:44 14 jun