Without agreement from the Russians, amending the terms is impossible. Therefore, once Gazprom is ready to reconfigure them as early as March, we will undoubtedly support this.
If Gazprom says that until year-end we go by the contracts that feature RosUkrEnergo, it’s their decision. In this case, our primary concern is the price point. And we will keep it.— First Vice-Premier Oleksandr Turchynov
A new operation of gas supplies to Ukraine is being set up.— Gazprom Chairman Aleksey Miller
Ukrayinska Pravda reports that, according to Miller, the plan is to have a new company replace RosUkrEnergo, as well as a new domestic trader replace UkrGazEnergo. The stakes in both companies will be evenly (50/50) divided between Gazprom and Naftogaz.
While the reinvention may rightfully help Naftogaz regain control of the domestic gas business, the question is: Who else benefits?
It remains to be seen whether the "new gas order" will cease and desist from using public offices and property in the same old style — to create overnight fortunes for the select few.