Source Pravda.Ru

Russian and Ukrainian gas officials agree on storage facilities

Gazprom's Chief Executive Officer Alexey Miller and head of Ukraine's gasgiant Naftogaz Ukrainy Yury Boiko have reached an agreement on the use ofunderground storage facilities in Ukraine for storing natural gas fromRussia, the Gazprom press center reported to RBC. A source in the gasholding noted that Ukrainian gas storage facilities were important forGazprom for its gas exports.The sides discussed the repayment of Ukraine's debt for gas supplies fromRussia worth $1.4bn and problems regarding the transit of Turkmen gas viaUzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Ukraine. Miller reported that all these problemswould be resolved at the next meeting with Ukrainian representatives, whichwas going to be held in the second half of September..