Parties discussed preparations for the autumn-winter heating season, the prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU regarding the creation a gas hub in Ukraine, as well as the state of negotiations on the reverse supply from EU Member States in Ukraine. The Minister noted that Ukraine continues to remain a reliable partner of the EU in regards Russian gas transit to consumers in Europe
In this context E.Stavytskyi also held a brief meeting with the CEO of RWE Supply & Trading GmbH S.Judisch during which the sides discussed issues of further gas supply to Ukraine and a new contract with the regarded company, planned to be signed soon. Minister and Commissioner also paid attention to the preparation of Gas Coordination Group meeting which will include experts from Ukraine.
Furthermore, in the context of the agreements reached during a high level roundtable on gas issues at on 3 May this year in Brussels , the two sides exchanged views on the format and modalities of future meetings of the Advisory Committee for the development of the energy sector in Ukraine.