27 Aug 2009 16:44

Naftogaz promises to pay for August gas

MOSCOW. Aug 27 (Interfax) - Oleh Dubyna, the chief of Ukraine's Naftogaz, reiterated at a meeting with Gazprom Chief Executive Alexei Miller that that gas that Gazprom supplies to Naftogaz in August will be paid for on time.

Gazprom's press office also said the two noted that gas was being pumped into Ukrainian storage facilities in keeping with a schedule and in sufficient volumes to ensure that the Ukrainian gas transportation system functions smoothly in the winter and is capable of supplying Ukraine's own consumers with gas and carrying Russian gas in transit for European consumers.