Ukraine Seeks Pipe Lease Reduction From Gazprom in Meeting with Putin

- March 4th, 2013

Bloomberg reported that Putin is meeting with Ukrainian leader Yanukovych to discuss the Ukraine’s request to reduce gas pipe lease prices from OAO Gazprom (GAZP).

Bloomberg reported that Putin is meeting with Ukrainian leader Yanukovych to discuss the Ukraine’s request to reduce gas pipe lease prices from OAO Gazprom (GAZP).

As quoted in the market report:

Ukraine plans to lease the network of pipes that ships Russian gas to the European Union to guarantee stable transit and fund maintenance, Yanukovych said March 1. The move is aimed at securing a lower price for gas imports from Russia, which is prepared to pay to upgrade Ukraine’s pipelines, he said.

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