The economic court of Kiev forbade National joint stock company "Neftegaz of Ukraine" to carry out in 2009 transit of the Russian natural gas across the territory of Ukraine at the price of 1,6 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters on 100 km under the contract signed in 2006 till December 31, 2010.
I reported a press about it - service of Ministry of Fuel and Energy.
The court accepted such definition in the ministry claim about recognition invalid contracts on transit of the Russian gas on the territory of Ukraine, concluded until the end of 2010.
The basis about recognition invalid these contracts is that they are signed by the being vice-chairman of board "Neftegaz of Ukraine" Igor Voronin who had on it no appropriate authority from the Cabinet.
Consideration of the case in fact is appointed to January 9.
"Petrogas of Ukraine" considers as economically reasonable price of gas 179,5 dollars for one thousand for CBM at a rate of transit 1,7 dollars for thousand CBM on distance of 100 km.
During negotiations "Gazprom" offered the price of 250 dollars and a rate of transit of 1,7 dollars for thousand CBM on 100 km of distance (at the level of 2008).
The boundary price on which "the Neftegaz of Ukraine" agreed, made 235 dollars for thousand CBM at a rate of transit 1,8 dollars for thousand CBM on 100 km, but "Gazprom" disagreed on these conditions.