On working meeting between Alexey Miller and Nikolai Azarov
The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Nikolai Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine.
The parties discussed the implementation of long-term contracts for gas supply and transit, as well as the prospects for cooperation deepening in the gas sector.
Special emphasis was placed on the need to replenish Ukraine’s UGS facilities with enough gas to secure reliable Russian gas transit to Europe and to provide gas supply to Ukrainian consumers during the 2010–2011 autumn/wither period.
Alexey Miller and Nikolai Azarov stressed the importance of developing cooperation between the parties in a constructive way.
On January 19, 2009 Gazprom and NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy singed two separate contracts:
- the purchase and sale contract for the period from 2009 through to 2019;
- the contract on volumes, terms and conditions of natural gas transit across Ukraine for the period from 2009 through to 2019.
On November 24, 2009 Gazprom and NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy signed addenda to the natural gas purchase and sale contract, according to which the annual gas quantity contracted for 2010 made up 33.75 billion cubic meters.