Ukrainian company "Naftogaz" thanked the U.S. senators who sent a threatening letter addressed to the port operator in the German city of Sassnitz due to support the construction of the pipeline "Nord stream — 2".
Previously at the disposal of RIA Novosti was a letter from three members of the U.S. Senate, to the operator of the port of Sassnitz GmbH. It refers to the impending U.S. government sanctions against companies involved in supporting the construction of the pipeline. In particular, the appeal stated that in case of continuation of works the port of Sassnitz is facing "financial destruction."
The price of gas for the population of Ukraine in July increased by 7% compared to the previous month, to 2.3 hryvnia ($0.83) per cubic meter, the press service of "Naftogaz of Ukraine".
In June, Naftogaz has reduced the price of gas for the population on 6%, to 2.14 hryvnia ($0.8) per cubic meter.
Yuri Vitrenko said that was the last day for the position of Executive Director of "Naftogaz of Ukraine".
In may 2020, Yuri Vitrenko said that he was warned about dismissal in two months in connection with the reduction of his office.
"Naftogaz of Ukraine" said the threat of disruption of the heating season because of debts teploproizvoditelnosti, reported on Monday the press service of the company.
Earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has extended a special obligation (PSO) of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" for the natural gas supply for needs of the population until August 1, 2020.
Gas imports to Ukraine from the EU has reached 70 million cubic meters per day, this is a record figure in 2014, when the country is still imported gas from Russia, said Saturday the head of the LLC "Operator GTS of Ukraine" Sergey Makogon.
"Gas imports from the EU reached 70 million cubic meters a day. This is a record since 2014, when there were import from Russia," - he wrote in Facebook.
Sanctions pressure from the US is unlikely to stop the project "Northern stream — 2", whose construction is "well advanced". This opinion on the pages of Forbes magazine expressed by columnist Kenneth Raposa.
The journalist noted that in recent years the us Congress once again has developed the vigorous activity associated with the economic restrictions against the pipeline. So, in early June, the U.S. Senate introduced a bill to impose sanctions against companies that provide services of underwriting insurance and reinsurance for vessels working on the pipeline. And this week members of Congress introduced the consideration of the house of representatives a new project — again against the construction of the highway.
Ukrainian company "Naftogaz", thanked the congressmen who introduced the house of representatives a new bill providing for the extension of sanctions against the pipeline "Nord stream – 2", and urged them rather to accept it, said on Friday the press-service of "Naftogaz".
Earlier, US Congressmen submitted to the house of representatives a new bill providing for the extension of sanctions against the pipeline "Nord stream – 2".
"Naftogaz of Ukraine" plans to resume production of hydrocarbons on the shelf of the Black sea, said chief Executive officer of the company Otto Waterlander, reports Korrespondent.
He noted that, after the Crimea became a Russian region, "Naftogaz" has stopped the development of fields near the Peninsula.
Ukrainian "Naftogaz" thanked the U.S. senators for the bill, which proposes to impose sanctions against the "Nord stream 2", the press service of the company.
The bill on sanctions against the "Nord stream 2" were previously submitted to the Senate of the United States. He proposes to impose sanctions against the insurers of the ships employed on the construction of a gas pipeline. The document was supported by five senators from both parties, including the influential Senator from Texas Ted Cruz.