Gazprom forced to reduce gas prices for Poland

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The terms of Russian gas supplies to Poland will be revised in March. Gazprom forced to reduce gas prices defeat in the Stockholm arbitration, said in a statement on the website of the Polish PGNiG.

The operator has confirmed that the obligation of “Gazprom” correspond to his expectations about the enforcement of the judgment, which was delivered on 30 March this year.

However, the arbitration also ruled that the Russian company needs $ 1.5 billion for the too high price of delivery from 1 January 2014. The trial in this matter lasted from 2015.

Earlier in “Gazprom” has refused to estimate the amount of future payments, citing the fact that the learning solution. In Poland, in turn, does not exclude that will demand to arrest the assets of the gas pipeline “Nord stream” and “Nord stream-2” in the account of the execution of the decision.

The so-called Yamal contract for gas supplies to Poland signed in 1996 and ends in 2022-m. It provides for delivery of up to 10 billion cubic meters of gas per year. Warsaw has already sought lower prices in 2012.

In connection with ongoing disputes in Poland claim that they do not intend to renew the agreement after it is complete. The head of PGNiG Piotr, Wozniak explained that the company’s losses due to the high cost of Russian gas reaching $ 250 million a year.

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