Rus News Journal

the Debts of consumers of Russia for natural gas remain at enough high level - " Gazprom "

the Debts of consumers of Russia for natural gas remain at enough high level, are SPK in a press - release " Gazprom " entered " News " on Tuesday.

" in spite of the fact that in 2003 the debts of consumers of Russia for natural gas have decreased on 3,28 billion roubles, for January, 1st, 2004 it has made 35,35 billion roubles " - it is marked in a MSG.

at the central office " Gazprom " on Tuesday the annual meeting W heads of representations of authorities of the Russian Federation has taken place at the president and the government of the Russian Federation on which questions of strengthening of cooperation of the company and regions were considered.

the vice-president of board taking part in meeting " Gazprom " Alexander Ryazanov, has highly appreciated a role of some regions by preparation of the basic perspective projects " Gazprom ". Among them development of deposits of peninsula Yamal, Eastern Siberia and the Far East, building of Severo - the European gas pipeline.

participants of a MTG have given special ATTN to questions of creation of the uniform channel of deliveries of gas to consumers in ANY1 subject of Federation. Now in one region can function B4 ten GRO.

" According to Ryazanov, creation of one GRO in ANY1 region will raise reliability of deliveries of gas to consumers of Russia and their financial transparency, will make more effective procedure of gathering of payments and will provide the uniform price policy 4 separately taken subject of Federation " - it is marked in a MSG.

as of March, 1st, 2004 " Gazprom " has concluded cooperation agreements W 70 regions of Russia. Now WRK on preparation of signing of Cooperation agreements W 6 subjects of the Russian Federation is conducted. The gas concern provides with gas of consumers in 66 regions of Russia. As of January, 1st, 2003 in the Russian Federation 683 cities, 782 settlements of city type and 19,7 thousand rural settlements are installed gas.

in 2003 " Gazprom " has put to consumers of the Russian Federation of 280,91 billion cubic metre of gas. Payment level has made 98,4 %.