KIEV, November 17, /ITAR-TASS/. The largest private energy holding DTEK, belonging to Ukraine’s businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has started importing natural gas from Poland under a contract signed with PGNiG petroleum company, according to DTEK Commercial Director Andrei Favorov.
“The company plans to import up to 50 million cubic meters of gas this month (in November) and about the same volume in December,” Favorov said.
In his words, DTEK will also continue importing gas from Hungary, which the holdings launched in July 2013. Herein, he gave no comments pertaining to the volume of gas supplies. “We are ready to consider the possibility of importing up to 50-100 million cubic meters a month on condition of economic expediency,” he said.
DTEK is Ukraine’s biggest energy company affiliated with the Donetsk-headquartered System Capital Management (SCM) financial and industrial group.