The oilers decided to protect themselves from sanctions


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The Russian company “Gazprom” and “Surgutneftegaz” are engaged in fierce negotiations with Western buyers to seek a review of the contracts for 2019. About it reports Reuters, citing its sources.

Companies seek opportunities to move to pay in Euro (at the moment the calculations are made in dollars). In addition, the contracts want to write a paragraph describing the responsibility for the buyers for delay or denial of payment sanctions.

According to the source, Russian companies seek to protect themselves from further sanctions, the buyers, in turn, do not want to take all the risks. At the moment the parties are trying to compromise.

In mid-September it was reported that the European court of General jurisdiction in Luxembourg rejected the claim of the largest Russian companies, among which were “Rosneft” and “Gazpromneft”, the annulment of EU sanctions. In “Rosneft” has considered this decision illegal. The use of sanctions against private companies that do not participate in political decision-making, the company called legal arbitrariness.

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