Showing posts with label advance payments. Show all posts
Showing posts with label advance payments. Show all posts

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Gas talks: Oettinger proposed supply agreement for coming winter

European Commission, Statement, Berlin, 26 September 2014:

At today's gas talks in Berlin, Vice-President Guenther Oettinger proposed a new compromise to secure gas supplies to Europe and the Ukraine during the winter season.
Vice-President Guenther Oettinger said:
"This could be a fair deal for both sides to break the deadlock and ensure that gas supply to Ukraine and EU is assured for the coming winter."
The proposal envisages the following comittments:

Russia, Ukraine reach interim deal on gas dispute

European Union (EU) Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Friday that Russia and Ukraine had agreed in principle on an interim deal over gas supplies and would meet next week to decide on final details.

The EU, Ukraine and Russia held a trilateral mainisterial meeting on energy security in Berlin on Friday.

The three sides were represented by Oettinger, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan respectively. Representatives of Russian and Ukrainian gas companies also attended the meeting.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Gazprom delays prepayment gas supply regime for Ukraine until June 16

This said Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller following his talks with European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger...

Russian energy giant Gazprom decided to postpone until June 16 an introduction of the prepayment regime for the natural gas supplies to Ukraine, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said on Wednesday.

“Bilateral consultations between the European Commission and the Russian delegation were held today in Brussels,” Miller said following his talks with European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Russia, Ukraine, EU gas talks fail to reach deal

Russia, Ukraine and the EU have failed to reach an agreement during gas talks in Brussels. Negotiations will continue on Tuesday or Wednesday, EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said after the fifth round of the three-party talks.
Oettinger specified that there are some remaining open issues and different positions between the parties.
He indicated that talks will continue tomorrow as Ukrainian and Russian delegates talk with their governments and decide if they want to continue the negotiations.
"The talks will continue either Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning," Commission spokeswoman Sabine Berger told Reuters.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Gazprom, Naftogaz hold gas talks in Berlin on CEO level

“The sides have agreed that neither of them goes to the Stockholm Arbitration Institute,” Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said..

Russia's Gazprom and Naftogaz are holding gas talks in Berlin at the level of CEOs, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.
On Monday, June 2, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told ITAR-TASS that Russia and Ukraine had agreed not to refer the gas row to an arbitration tribunal in Stockholm.
“The sides have agreed that neither of them goes to the Stockholm Arbitration Institute,” he said.

Monday, June 02, 2014

Russia’s Gazprom delays introduction of advance payment for gas to Ukraine to June 9

Russian energy giant Gazprom has delayed introduction of advance payment for gas supplies to Ukraine to June 9, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller told reporters on Monday.

“Ukraine has paid the first tranche for gas supplies. Today, $786 million were transferred to Gazprom. We welcome that Ukraine had started gas debt repayment and delay introduction of advance payment to June 9. Introduction of advance payment scheme will depend on whether the country repays its full debt of $2,24 billion for gas supplied before April 9, some part of debt is reimbursed today, and on progress in payments for gas delivery in April and May. Payment for May gas supplies should be made before June 9,” he said.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Naftogaz agrees to pay $786mn of gas debt to Russia (Günther Oettinger)

Ukraine has agreed to pay $786 million of its $3.5 billion gas debt to Russia, the European Union Energy Minister Oettinger said in Berlin on Friday.

The statement comes as Russia, Ukraine and the EU are holding a third round of energy talks in Berlin.

The Ukrainian delegation has produced documents proving that Kiev has transferred the money to Moscow, Oettinger said in an interview to Russia's TV Channel Rossiya 24.

Russia Says No Gas Payments From Kiev as of Thursday

As of Thursday evening, Moscow has not received any gas debt payments from Kiev, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday.

He reiterated that Russia was not ready to discuss any gas discounts until Kiev repays at least a part of its debt, which may hit $5.2 billion in May.

“Naturally, our position remains unchanged,” Alexander Novak said.

Deadline for repayment by Naftogaz of $2 bln of debt for Russian gas expires Friday

The deadline for repayment by Ukraine's Naftogaz of $2 billion-worth part of debt for the supplied Russian gas expires on Friday. The deadline was set during the latest trilateral meeting of Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union (EU) in Berlin on May 26 when a compromise framework was suggested for settling the situation concerning Ukraine's debt for for Rusian gas.

In particular, it is supposed that before the end of the week Naftogaz will remit $2 billion to Russia's Gazprom, thereby partially repaying debt for the already supplied gas and, not later than June 7, remit another $500 million as an advance for June deliveries.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Ukraine Confirms Participation in Friday's 3-Party Gas Meeting

Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan will attend a three-party meeting on gas issues scheduled for Friday in Berlin, the ministry’s spokesman told RIA Novosti Thursday.
“The minister will take part in the three-party talks in Berlin,” he said.
A source close to the negotiations told RIA Novosti on Thursday that Kiev’s decision about repaying a part of its debt to Russia is expected after Friday’s meeting of Ukraine, Russia and the European Union.
The Russia Energy Ministry and the European Commission earlier confirmed their plans to attend the meeting.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ukraine Ready to Pay Russia $4 bln by End of May for Gas. - Gazprom to cut supplies to Ukraine from June if no prepayment

Ukraine is ready to pay Russia $4 bln for gas supplies by the end of May, Deputy Energy Minister Ihor Didenko said on Thursday, adding that Kyiv used $268.5 per 1,000 cubic meters as the base price to calculate the sum.
"The Ukrainian side has clearly said that if the price of $268.5 is fixed, then Naftogaz is ready to pay before the end of May a sum of around $4 billion,'' Didenko told a news conference.

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