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Russia is ready to supply gas to the Ukraine, for this Naftogaz should apply to Gazprom, the press centre of the Russian Ministry of Energy reports.
For the first time in the past two years the Ukraine is faced with the real prospect of rolling blackouts.
In October 2016, Ukrainian metallurgical companies plan to produce 2.0 million tons of steel. This forecast is contained in the materials of Ukrmetallurgprom to the monthly wrap-up meeting.
The Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Igor Nasalik has seen no problem with the accumulation of coal in storages of thermal power plants of the Ukraine.
Ukrgasdobyvannya PJSC on August 4th accepted the offer of Interpipe Ukraine on the supply of casing pipes for 565.2 mln grivnas.
Chepetsk mechanical plant (Udmurtia) has prepared its capacities for import substitution of titanium rolled products which was previously shipped to Russia from the Ukraine, the CEO E. Gusev said.
In 2015 Chepetsk mechanical plant showed almost a 100% readiness for import substitution of titanium pipe rolled products which was previously shipped from the Ukraine, he said.
Within the shortest time the plant managed to provide a full cycle of titanium rolled products output: from burdening and ingot casting to finished products out of titanium alloys, E. Gusev said.
The deputy CEO of Chepetsk mechanical plant said that titanium welding wire that Chepetsk mechanical plant introduced in the market in 2015, is of high demand today due to the low content of hydrogen and high quality of surface.
Earlier we observed a strange modesty of "Naftogaz of Ukraine". For several years, "Naftogaz" preferred to remain silent about the volume of investments into the repair and reconstruction of its gas transportation system (GTS). Finally, after years of agonizing doubts the company posted that very data under the scattered public gaze - in the framework of the report for 2014. Let us take the trouble to focus the public eye on the most important and explain why another tube bypassing the Ukraine is necessary.
On the results of the first 9 months, Ukrainian state-owned companies made profit in the amount of 2 billion hryvniasEdited by Rhod Mackenzie / 2015-12-15 09:12:57
In the first nine months of this year, the largest public companies in the Ukraine made the profit in the amount of about 2 billion hryvnias against $12 billion of loss in 2014, the Prime Minister of the Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk reported during the meeting of the National Council of Reforms on December 14.
"The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Ukraine conducted an analysis of profitability and unprofitability of the 100 largest state-owned enterprises in the first nine months of this year. If in 2014, the net financial result without Naftogaz and Ukrzaliznytsya was "minus" $12 billion, in the first nine months of this year, the net financial result is "plus" 2 billion hryvnias," - the Prime Minister said.
Russia may decide to terminate the supply of coal to the Ukraine in response to the energy blockade of the Crimea. This was stated by the Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak today.
"Maybe in this situation we should take a similar decision on the termination of coal supply by our commercial organizations that supply coal to Ukrainian power plants," - said the Minister.
Gazprom and the State Corporation Rostech will sign an agreement with the Government of Bashkiria on the joint venture.
On October 21, 2015 the Vice-Premier of the republic stated that it was an agreement on joint production of the pumping gas units for the needs of Gazprom on the basis of the AL-31ST engine produced by Ufa Engine Industrial Association.