US May Supply Gas to Ukraine
Ukraine and U.S. representatives discussed natural gas production cooperation, financing, and preparation for the next heating season
Photo from Naftogaz press-service
Ukraine may receive American liquefied gas through Poland.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi, who was just sworn in Monday, met with American officials today to discuss the possibility.
The two countries may also cooperate on producing natural gas in Ukraine in the future.
Special attention was paid to financing and building gas reserves to be stored in underground storage facilities for the next heating season, a press release from Ukrainian national gas company Naftogaz said.
Along with Zelenskyi, on the Ukrainian side, the meeting was attended by his advisers Oleksandr Danylyuk and Ruslan Ryaboshapka, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Olena Zerkal, head of the Ukrainian mission to NATO Vadym Prystaiko and head of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolyev.
The U.S. representatives included Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker and Senator Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin.