NAK Naftogaz Ukrainy signed a contract with the us company Yorktown Solutions to support Naftogaz in the United States.

As the press service of Naftogaz, the purpose of the contract – informing stakeholders about the risks of gas pipeline Nord stream-2 for the development of unified European gas market and on the reform of gas market of Ukraine.

The services will include inter alia the organization of meetings in Congress and the committees of Congress, and representatives of the Executive authorities in the administration of the President of the United States and leading think tanks.

The cost of services Yorktown Solutions is $37 thousand Agreement, published in ProZorro, will be valid until the end of December 2017.

“Purchase of services Yorktown Solutions associated with the need to respond to intensified lobbying campaign by Gazprom to promote the construction of the gas pipeline Nord stream-2. According to us media reports, only in the third quarter of this year, the implementation of this campaign in the United States spent about $1 million,” the report says.

In Naftogaz said that intensifying actions in the USA in response to the appeal of the 16 MPs who require to intensify efforts to neutralize threats to energy security of Ukraine abroad.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that Nord Stream AG-2 AG paid lobbyists $930 thousand for the help in countering the us sanctions.

Help. Yorktown Solutions LLC (USA) has extensive experience providing Advisory services in the U.S. market. The company employs specialists, who in the past were directly involved in the energy sector of Ukraine in the government of the United States. The company has all necessary licenses on lobbying, issued by the U.S. Department of justice.

Naftogaz has hired lobbyists in the United States in response to the actions of Gazprom 22.11.2017

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