The Verkhovna Rada supported in the first reading the bill № 4578-1, which provides for amendments to the law on the natural gas market.
The online broadcast of the plenary session can be viewed HERE.
The document should simplify the procedures for connection to gas networks owned by natural monopolies.
In case of adoption, the legally established mandatory division of connection into types is abolished, approaches to determining the connection fee are changed.
The draft law regulates the terms of implementation of connection measures, provides for the protection of applicants from illegal actions and inaction by the operators of the gas transmission or distribution system.
In addition, it is planned to introduce a tool of state control over the use of resources of imported natural gas and natural gas of own production.
As it was reported earlier, A number of gas stations in Ukraine have temporarily stopped selling premium diesel fuel and gasoline. The companies explained this step by the introduction of state regulation of prices in the retail market of petroleum products.