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The increase in purchasing prices for raw materials to the Central European level will affect the price of "blue fuel".
In the next year, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will sell natural gas at European prices.
greater part of Central Asian gas, Gazprom exports to Ukraine at prices significantly lower than European ones. About 50 billion cu. meters of "blue fuel" annually Holding buys gas from Turkmenistan to Ukraine and forwards. Under an agreement the two presidents in February, Ukraine should maintain the status quo at a cost of supplies - U.S. $ 179.5 per 1 thousand cubic meters. m of gas. The average price of "blue fuel" for Europe, estimated by Gazprom, the middle of this year will amount to $ 354 for 1 thousand cubic meters. m.
Since 2009, the heads of gas companies' Turkmengaz, NC KazMunayGas and NHC Uzbekneftegaz, based on the interests of national economies, and taking into account international obligations to ensure reliable and uninterrupted supply of utilities, will sell its gas to European prices.
Previously Gazprom has bought gas from its partners in comparable circumstances. Now, the new circumstances, in the first half of this year, Gazprom will buy Turkmen gas at 130 dollars per 1 thousand cubic meters. m, in the second half - to $ 150 last year to buy the gas holding Uzbek gas at $ 100 for 1 thousand cubic meters. m, the new circumstances, the purchase price of natural gas is unknown.