×
×
Policy & Regulation

Swaps remain option to settle Ukraine transit dispute

Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom may resort to a gas swap deal to ensure transit of Russian gas via Ukraine this winter Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom may resort to a gas swap deal to ensure transit of Russian gas via Ukraine this winter.
By Anna Gumbau 24 October 2019 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34712
The meeting held in Brussels on Ukraine transit in September 2019. (PA)

The key issue: The negotiations over the future of the Ukrainian gas transit route will resume in Brussels on Monday, but major hurdles remain to be cleared before an agreement can be reached.

Interfax analysis: Gas swaps may prove to be a last resort for the continuation of Russian gas transit via Ukraine once the deal between Gazprom and Naftogaz Ukrainy expires at the end of 2019.

Negotiations on a new transit deal between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission took a step forward...