Naftogaz of Ukraine has concluded 12 agreements on debt restructuring for natural gas for district heating with the regional organizations under guarantees of local authorities. About it reports a press-service of Naftogaz.
According to the Law of 03.11.16 No. 1730-VIII “On measures aimed at settlement of the debts of heat supply and heat generating organizations and enterprises of the centralized water supply and sanitation for the consumed energy” companies which have a debt for consumed gas, unable to restructure, provided that the local authority will provide Naftogaz to guarantee compliance with the treaties.
Three city Council took advantage of this opportunity to avoid disconnection of gas local teploproizvoditelnosti. As of December 13 relevant treaties Naftogaz signed Rubizhne (27,9 million UAH), Kyiv (83,0 million UAH) and Kamensky (2,1 million UAH) councils and the heat generators mentioned regions.
Moreover, Volodymyr-Volyns’kyi, Lisichansk, Morshynska, Teploozerskiy and Alexandria city councils made the decision on the granting of guarantees issued and transferred to Naftogaz the relevant treaties are now processed.
“Naftogaz welcomes the decision of the responsible city councils to provide guarantees for restructured debt of municipal heat producers to keep the heat in the homes of local residents. The company will always be to meet the local authorities, eager to solve the problem of the debt of its public utilities according to the requirements of the legislation”, – said the first Deputy head of Board of Naftogaz Sergey Fracture.