Energy News  





. Ukraine Settles Gas Debts In Line With Agreements

-
by Staff Writers
Moscow (RIA Novosti) Oct 23, 2007
Ukrainian consumers are settling debts for supplies of Russian natural gas in line with agreements, Russian energy giant Gazprom said Monday. Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller met Monday with Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boiko, after Gazprom agreed with Ukraine two weeks ago on settling the country's gas debt following a week-long dispute.

"The sides discussed the question of [natural] gas supplies and concluded that as of today the debts would be settled for gas deliveries to Ukraine in line with earlier reached agreements," the company said in a statement.

In early October, Gazprom threatened to cut gas supplies to Ukraine if the country failed to pay off its debt in October. The company and Kiev have since moved to allay European concerns over Russian gas supplies via Ukraine, which were affected in early 2006 during a bitter price dispute between the former Soviet allies.

Gazprom meets about 25% of the European Union's gas needs. The majority of Russian exports are transited via Ukraine.

Ukraine currently pays $130 per 1,000 cubic meters for gas pumped from and via Russia. In 2008, the price is expected to appreciate further to $143-$180.

Source: RIA Novosti

Community
Email This Article
Comment On This Article

Related Links
Powering The World in the 21st Century at Energy-Daily.com




Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison

Newsletters :: SpaceDaily Express :: SpaceWar Express :: TerraDaily Express :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News
Analysis: Turkey-Iraq fight won't harm oil
Washington (UPI) Oct 22, 2007
As Turkey's military bares its teeth across the border with Iraq, oil prices sit comfortably above the $80-per-barrel mark. Any incursion will likely not affect the work of Iraq's oil sector today but could stifle investment, especially in the KRG, and put Turkey's oil sector -- a vital transit route for the world's oil supply -- at risk.

.
Get Our Free Newsletters Via Email
  



  • Researchers Examine World's Potential To Produce Biodiesel
  • Ukraine Settles Gas Debts In Line With Agreements
  • US sanctions Against Iran Could Threaten LUKoil Project
  • Energy poses major 21st century crisis: scientists

  • Toshiba to build nuclear engineering hub
  • Troubled government buys more time on US nuclear pact
  • India's coalition to meet on stalled US nuke deal
  • Belarus To Hold Tender In 2008 To Build Nuclear Power Plant

  • Giant Atmospheric Waves Over Iowa
  • Global warming driving up humidity levels, says study
  • Ocean Oxidation Preceded First Great Rise In Atmospheric Oxygen
  • Argon Provides Atmospheric Clues

  • Biodiversity said to be key to healthy forests: study
  • Chinese loggers stripping Myanmar's ancient forests
  • Greenpeace aims to expose Indonesian forest destruction
  • France to help rehabilitate burnt Greek farms, forests

  • Fake fins eye saving sharks, Chinese wallets
  • Drought, demand push up food prices in Australia: report
  • China to import more Japanese rice soon: official
  • Fossilized Cashew Nuts Reveal Europe Was Important Route Between Africa And South America

  • Japanese carmakers vie to be greenest
  • Zippy new electric car looks like a three wheeled shoehorn
  • Computer Simulator Allows Visually Impaired To Drive
  • For Japanese automakers, the future's green and groovy

  • Airbus US boss demands end to WTO "histrionics"
  • MEPs seek limits on aircraft emissions by 2010
  • New Delft Material Concept For Aircraft Wings Could Save Billions
  • Aircraft And Automobiles Thrive In Hurricane-Force Winds At Lockheed Martin

  • Nuclear Power In Space - Part 2
  • Nuclear Power In Space
  • Outside View: Nuclear future in space
  • Could NASA Get To Pluto Faster? Space Expert Says Yes - By Thinking Nuclear

  • The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2007 - SpaceDaily.AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement