KOBOLEV told how cheaper gas, and in the fall will rise again

Коболев рассказал, как подешевеет газ, а осенью снова подорожает

Ukrainians in June and July will be to buy gas at record low prices. The situation on the European market will lead to a drop rate.

This was stated by the Chairman of the Board NAK “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Andrey Kobelev on air of one of TV channels, reports EP.

“We expect that during June and July, the price of gas will see record low levels. Working in this industry, such?? low price at the hub, I have not seen. Expect that in the summer the price will vary greatly. I think will drop, but you have to understand that closer to the fall price, likely, will increase”, – said Kobolyev.

He explained that the price of gas in Europe, under pressure of excess volumes of liquefied natural gas LNG, which comes from America into the EU, and pandemic coronavirus, which reduced the consumption of all resources throughout the world. Accordingly, these two factors put pressure on the price of the offer significantly exceeds demand.

“Preparatory work for the opening of the market of gas for the population held in the last year. We expect the market to open last year, then was postponed because of the political process, the last date known to me is the opening of the market to be held on 1 July,” – said the head of Naftogaz.

KOBOLEV noted that it is very important to Naftogaz, along with the regulator and the government agreed on the full launch of the natural gas market for the population, and Ukrainian households feel the benefit of lower prices on European hubs.