The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has published a list of prequalified suppliers who will be able to participate in Naftogaz’ tenders for gas purchase conducted within the framework of the group’s contract with the EBRD. Under the revolving facility Naftogaz can draw down up to US$300 million to buy gas from European suppliers.

The following applicants are unconditionally prequalified:

  • CEZ A.S. (Czech Republic); and,
  • ENGIE SA (France)

The following applicants are conditionally prequalified:

  • Axpo Trading AG (Switzerland);
  • EDF Trading Limited (United Kingdom);
  • Eni trading & shipping S.p.A (Italy);
  • Handen SP.z.o.o (Poland);
  • PGNiG SA (Poland);
  • RWE Supply & Trading GmbH (Germany);
  • Shell Energy Europe Limited (United Kingdom);
  • SPP s.a. (Slovakia);
  • Uniper Global Commodities SE (Germany);
  • Vattenfall Energy Trading GmbH (Germany); and,
  • VNG Slovakia s.r.o (Slovakia);

In 2015, eleven companies in total have conditionally or unconditionally prequalified in a similar procedure.