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Government of Ukraine announces launch of procedure for the selection of international partners for the joint management of the Ukrainian GTS
13.12.2017 | 12:45
SERVICE OF VICE PRIME MINISTER OF UKRAINE

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has commenced an official procedure for the selection of international partners to jointly manage the Ukrainian gas transport system. The relevant decision was adopted today at a Government sitting.

There will be conducted preliminary consultations with international GTS operators that meet the requirements specified in part one of Article 21 of the Law of Ukraine "On the Gas Market". On the basis of the analysis of such information, conditions will be developed to launch a tender to attract one or more GTS partners to PJSC Mahistralni Hazoprovody Ukrainy.

Under the above ordinance, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine are commissioned within 10 days to inform international GTSOs about such consultations.

The aforesaid document stipulates for the establishment by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of a Working Group responsible for the search and selection of international partners to engage in joint management of the Ukrainian GTS. Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion is appointed Chairman of the Working Group.

The Working Group comprises the Minister and other representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Development, Member of the Supervisory Board of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, acting Chairman of Board of PJSC Mahistralni Hazoprovody Ukrainy, acting Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, Member of the National Regulation Commission on Energy and Utilities of Ukraine, representatives of the European Commission and the Energy Community Secretariat, the US Embassy in Ukraine.

 

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