Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo and ERU Management Services have signed an agreement providing for the purchase by the Polish company of a controlling interest in Ukraine’s Karpatgazvydobuvannya.
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller does not rule out the possibility of increasing the volume of gas transit through the territory of Ukraine above its current obligations after the expiration of the contract for pumping gas in 2024.
As of October, Russian gas will start flowing through Serbia to Central Europe, bypassing Ukraine. All because of the Balkan Stream pipeline, which is an extension of the Turkish Stream.
GTSOU said that orders for short-haul services had reached 3 million cu m due to increased demand for gas in Europe.
Ukraine needs to start real work with Poland and other countries to become independent of Gazprom and avoid political gas blackmail in the future, Polish Ambassador to Ukraine Bartosz Cichocki has said.
Ukraine’s former acting energy minister Yuriy Vitrenko has become the new head of state oil company Naftogaz.
We must remember: this is not a question of business or just relations between the EU and Russia. It is a question of war, said the Ukrainian president in an interview with the French Le Figaro.
As of April 2021, Russian natural gas is supplied to Romania via TurkStream without using the Ukrainian transmission system.
The world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas may help Ukraine build its own LNG terminal.
Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo SA and the Naftogaz Group, Ukraine’s national oil and gas company, signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding cooperation in exploration of hydrocarbon resources and gas production in Ukraine.