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Yurii Prodan met with EU Commissioner for Energy Gunter Oettinger in Brussels
14.05.2014 | 10:32
Press service of Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry

On May 13, in the framework of participation in a joint meeting of the Government of Ukraine and the Board of the European Commission, the Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Yurii Prodan had a meeting with the EU Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger.

The interlocutors discussed urgent issues of bilateral cooperation in the direction of strengthening energy safety, upgrading and joint management of Ukrainian gas transporting system, as also reforming of energy branch of Ukraine.

The parties paid peculiar attention to the price for the Russian gas for Ukraine and ways to ensure reliable flows of Russian gas to Europe, therefore they emphasized the need to launch tripartite consultations in Ukraine – EU – Russia format.

Specifically, they tackled future joint work in the context of organization of reverse gas supplies to Ukraine, in particular, from the territory of Slovakia, and use of potential of Ukrainian underground gas storages.

 

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