Naftogaz secures almost half a billion cubic meters of gas in a week

“Naftogaz of Ukraine”, Ukraine’s largest national oil and gas company, has agreed on the delivery of 350 mln cubic meters of natural gas from Equinor, Norway’s energy major, and procured 100 mln cubic meters from EBRD authorized gas traders in the week of December 19. 

“Naftogaz of Ukraine” CEO Oleksiy Chernyshov commented:

News on the diplomacy and energy front. I am glad to announce that we have agreed on a delivery of 350 mln cubic meters of gas from our crucial partner, the Norwegian energy company Equinor, and procured additional 100 mln cubic meters from EBRD authorized gas traders. We continue working with our international partners on a solution to import additional ~2 bcm for power generation, the need for which has been announced by President Zelenskyy.”

Helge Haugane, Senior Vice President for Gas and Power in Equinor said about the delivery of the amount of 350 mln cubic meters of gas:

I`m very happy that we will be able to supply Ukraine with natural gas through the winter in this extraordinary situation”.

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Equinor is an international energy company. Its portfolio of projects encompasses oil and gas, renewables and low-carbon solutions, with an ambition of becoming a net-zero energy company by 2050. Headquartered in Stavanger (Norway), Equinor is the leading operator on the Norwegian continental shelf and a major supplier of natural gas to Europe.

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