Gazprom receives advance payment from Naftogaz, waiting for request on gas volumes

Gazprom has received an advance payment from Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy for December gas supplies, and the Russian gas giant is waiting for a request on gas volumes, Gazprom's official representative Sergei Kupriyanov told Interfax.

Gazprom has received an advance payment from Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy for December gas supplies, and the Russian gas giant is waiting for a request on gas volumes, Gazprom's official representative Sergei Kupriyanov told Interfax.

"The money's on our bank account. We're waiting for a request from Naftogaz on [gas] volumes," he said.

Naftogaz reported that it had transferred $378 million to Gazprom as an advance payment for the delivery of 1 billion cubic meters of gas in December. "Today, on December 5, Naftogaz Ukrainy transferred $378 million to Gazprom as an advance payment for the delivery of 1 billion cubic meters of gas," Naftogaz said in a press release Friday evening.

It was previously reported that Gazprom had forwarded a bill for a December gas delivery to Naftogaz.

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