Meeting with Andriy Kobolyev, Chief Executive Officer of Naftogaz of Ukraine


Participants discussed the status of implementation of natural gas market reforms. The following questions were raised at the meeting:

  • Current status of unbundling of Naftogaz of Ukraine and engagement of partners for management of the gas transmission system of Ukraine. The role of Naftogaz of Ukraine after the fulfillment of unbundling
  • Status of negotiations with PJSC "Gazprom" on gas transit possibilities after 2019: scenario, terms, gas volumes
  • Implementation of the daily balancing on natural gas market:
    • readiness of Naftogaz of Ukraine and Ukrtransgaz for the launch of the daily balancing on March 1, 2019
    • readiness of the information technology platform, necessary for the daily balancing functioning
  • Position of Naftogaz of Ukraine towards current GTS tariffs established by the Regulator in December 2018
  • Plans and strategy of Naftogaz of Ukraine regarding improvement of gas production sector
  • Perspectives of cancellation of special obligations of UGV and Naftogaz of Ukraine
  • Plans of Naftogaz of Ukraine regarding entering the retail gas market
  • Current perspectives of partnership for state and private companies in upstream sector


Andriy Khomenko, Acting President of Ukrtransgaz and other Ukrtransgaz Representatives also participated in the discussion.