Weekly news digest October 13-19, 2014

We would like to underline some up-to-date news of oil and gas market in this issue of the digest. First of all, it is gas negotiations in Milan that give an understanding of the fact that Ukraine will have a hard time this winter. Apart from this, the important event is a change of the Supervisory Board of Ukrgazdobycha as well as auction for 5 oil and gas fields.

Ukrainian companies
Ukrnafta will transfer approximately UAH 1.78 billion of dividends to the national budget
It’s been a long time since “Naftogaz” went bankrupt”, expert says
Mr. Pasishnyk appointed a new head of Ukrgazvydobuvannya Supervisory Board
How Nadra of Ukraine is creating an investment project
Foreign companies
GPO of Ukraine opened a case of spoliation of “Chernomorneftegaz” property
Cub Energy increased average daily production of hydrocarbons by 44% in the III quarter of 2014
NJSC finished the process of signing winter contracts with heat suppliers
«Ukrtransgaz» has a new head and a Supervisory Board
Oil price has decreased by more than 20% since the beginning of the year
“Uktransgaz” completed preparation of gas transportation system for winter
Europeans ready to invest US $ 3 billion into oil-and-gas infrastructure - Gontareva
In September Ukraine reduced gas consumption by 27.7%, coal — by 46.8%, oil — by 86.6%
Politics and world
“Gazprom” CEO: Ukraine agrees to sink a debt and buy gas at US $385
Ecology and technology: search of reasonable balance
Oil prices may fall to $ 76 per barrel
State Geological and Mineral Resources Survey (Derzhgeonadra) of Ukraine is setting out for an auction 5 oil and gas areas on 12 November
Norway will change configuration of gas market in Eastern Europe
Ukraine is willing to file a claim against Russia for “Chernomorneftegaz”
Gazprom has to pay for Ukrainian transit services starting from October– Naftogaz
Ukraine plans to build a new gas pipeline to Poland
EU doubts in positive “gas projections” of Ukrainian government
Cabinet of Ministers dismissed administration of State service of mining supervision and industrial security of Ukraine (Gosgorpromnadzor) as a result of lustration