"Naftogaz" intends to recover from "Gazprom" $ 15 billion
Naftogaz hopes fifteen billion compensation from Gazprom in the event of revision of a tariff for transit of Russian gas via Ukraine, said "Ukrainian news" referring to a copy of the letter of head of Ukrainian organizations Andrey KOBOLEV addressed to the Prime Minister-the Minister Vladimir Groysman.
"Naftogaz" During the dispute with "Gazprom" in the Stockholm arbitration among other things sought revision of tariff for transit starting in 2010. As explained commercial Director of the Ukrainian organization Yuriy Vitrenko, the court then these claims rejected because of their failure to comply with formal requirements. Now "Naftogaz" is preparing a new letter which plans to invest in " Gazprom ".
according to the publication, the letter Groisman reported that even with the disagreement of the Russian company to revise the tariff for gas transit, "Naftogaz" has the right " to order arbitration to seek compensation from Gazprom for payment of the Russian firm in 2018-2019 existing tariff does not fully cover all costs associated with the transit of gas." According to the examination results of " Naftogaz ", the right to change the tariff may allow organizations to recover from "Gazprom" additional compensation in the amount of fifteen billion dollars.
in February, the Stockholm arbitration has obliged "Gazprom" to pay "Naftogaz" about 2, 6 billion dollars compensation for failure to supply gas.
Gazprom said that these decisions have created an imbalance in favor of Kiev. In March, the Russian company appealed the verdict of the arbitration court of Sweden, as well as notified "Naftogaz" on the start of procedures for termination of contracts for production and delivery and transit of gas.
On Tuesday, Naftogaz announced the launch of a debt collection procedure with " Gazprom ". The day before Yuri Vitrenko during the meeting with the EU Commissioner on competition Margrethe Vestager said that "Gazprom" refuses to abide by the decision of the Stockholm arbitration about compensation of the losses of " Naftogaz ".
first it was announced that Gazprom has reserved the full amount of the fine at the transit contract. According to the report, in the balance sheet Under "Fines, penalties, and forfeits for breach of contracts" shows the amount