In “Naftogaz” denied the obligation to pay $ 1.7 billion in favor of “Gazprom”
The arbitration decision in Stockholm indicates that Naftogaz needs Gazprom $ 1.7 billion or any other amount. About it reports a press-service NAK.
In “Naftogaz” stressed that the decision no numerical values of the debt between the parties. It merely regulates the principles that needs to be calculated the amount of compensation for the overpayments made by “Naftogaz” and the price that needs to be applied to any volumes of gas from “Naftogaz” and not paid in full.
Non-brotherly price. The head of “Naftogaz” said that means Ukraine’s victory in court against “Gazprom”
“The Tribunal suggested that “Naftogaz” and “Gazprom” to try to agree on the amounts. Such negotiations are now underway. If the parties cannot come to an agreement, it is expected that the Tribunal will determine the amount independently”, – stated in the message.
Private arbitration decision of may 31, 2017. no indication that the wine Naftogaz to Gazprom 7 billion or any other amount. …
Published Naftogaz Ukrainy – Naftogaz 30 June 2017
Earlier head “Gazprom” Alexey Miller said that the Stockholm arbitration adopted the decision on collecting from the Ukrainian “Naftogaz” of $ 1.7 billion in favor of “Gazprom”.
The Stockholm arbitration has already issued a separate decision concerning the abolition of the standards “take or pay” contract between Ukraine and Russia in 2009. However, the cancellation only applies to 2014 and 2015 (in 2016, the Ukraine did not buy Russian gas). Now “Gazprom” to compensate for “Naftogaz” the overpaid funds. However, the situation may change – the parties are awaiting a decision regarding the other claims and the overall picture may change.
We will remind, “Naftogaz” and “Gazprom” has filed counter-claims three years ago – under the terms and cost of transit of Russian gas through Ukraine to Europe, as well as the cost and terms of purchase and sale of gas for Ukraine. In may of this year the arbitration has taken the first stand-alone decision.
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