Naftogaz offered the lowest price for Ukrtransgaz’s 7 out of 8 bid lots
On August 7, 2018, Ukrtransgaz closed the acceptance of bid proposals to the 8- lot tender for procurement of natural gas to secure stable transit transportation of natural gas supply from Russia to EU. This was a UAH 14.4 bil tender for supply of 1.7 bil cbm at an average quote of UAH 8,310 (without VAT) per 1K cbm of technical gas. There were only three competitors to the tender: Naftogaz of Ukraine, Trafigura Ukraine LLC, and ERU Trading LLC. Official openings of bid proposal packages determined Naftogaz of Ukraine as a winner for the 7 out of the 8 tendered lots. It was Trafigura Ukraine LLC that outcompeted Naftogaz of Ukraine for the remaining tendered lot. The lowest quote of UAH 8, 201 per 1 K cbm was cited by Trafigura Ukraine LLC, followed by UAH 8,499 per 1K cbm offer from Naftogaz of Ukraine. The Ukrtransgaz will hold the official opening of the bid proposal packages for the remaining 4 procurement lots on August 10, 2018.