The Nikolaev regional territorial office of Antimonopoly committee of Ukraine fined the gas supplying company "Nikolayevgaz" 17 thousand hryvnias for abuses of a monopoly position in the connection market (accession, incision, gas start-up) networks of consumers to existing operating distributive gas networks which belong or are used by the Nikolayevgaz company. About it it is spoken in the decision of board of territorial office of AMK of September 30.
"Violation consisted in a condition of start-up of gas on household gas appliances in case of acquisition by the consumer of service in introduction in operation of these gas devices, in particular, the trademarks "HERMANN", "IMMERGAS", "BONGIOANNI", "SAUNIER DUVAL", "Protherm", "ROCTERM", in JSC Nikolayevgaz, - is spoken in the message.
As a result of illegal actions of the gas supplying enterprise consumers - citizens lost the right for guarantee maintenance of gas devices.
We will remind that at the beginning of September the Antimonopoly committee fined "Nikolayevgaz" 12 thousand hryvnias for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of services in delivery of specifications for connection to gas-distributing networks.
"Nikolayevgaz" is engaged in transportation of gas on distributive pipelines, and also sells gas in the Nikolaev area.
2007 the company finished at a loss 21,036 million hryvnias, having increased net income in comparison with 2006 by 79% or for 143,805 million hryvnias to 325,842 million hryvnias.
50% + 1 action of "Nikolayevgaz" belong to National joint stock company "Neftegaz of Ukraine".