Degtyarev was surprised by the information about buying Khabarovsk gas in dollars

Viro the Governor of Khabarovsk Krai Mikhail Degtyarev at a meeting with inhabitants of the Soviet Harbour stated that it was surprised by the information that the region buys gas in dollars, which the American company Exxon Neftegas produced on Sakhalin.

The project "Sakhalin-1" is implemented on the terms of the agreement on production section. The operator of the project with a share of 30% stands Exxon Neftegas Ltd ("Exxon Neftegaz limited", a subsidiary of ExxonMobil), "Rosneft" - 20%, Japanese Sodeco - 30%, Indian ONGC - 20%.

Khabarovsk Krai receives gas from the project "Sakhalin-1" since 2005. Under the agreement, the company may deliver to the region to 3 billion cubic meters of gas. In 2010, the former presidential envoy in the far Eastern Federal district Viktor Ishayev reported that the price of gas contracted at the rate of 54 dollars per cubic meter. In 2010, the rate was 30.1 – 851 of 30.4 rubles per dollar. In 2005 he was of 27.7-28.7 rubles per dollar. Now the exchange rate is 71.6 rubles for 1 dollar.

He explained that this issue was discussed with the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak, who flew to Khabarovsk on Friday.

"By 2025, Gazprom moves to supply our plants and facilities, will burn Russian gas in rubles at normal prices. For this we ask them to pass the obsolete pipelines, and they are already included in your plan, work will begin next year. Just 4, all shift and subitems from Gazprom", - said Degtyarev.

Earlier it was reported that over the weekend, the acting head of the region went on a working trip to Vanino and Sovgavansky areas. During the journey from Vanino, the Soviet Gavan towards the car Degtyarev passed a column of cars that honked loudly. The acting Governor turned the car around, went to people and talked with them. After that, he went to Sovgavan.

As informs a press-service, Sovgavan, the acting head of the region also met with residents. One of the questions was about high energy prices.