Gazprom warned of the end of the era of low gas prices for Russians

On December 6, 2019, in Moscow, at the Marriott Royal Aurora Hotel, the XVII International Forum Russian Gas 2019 was held. At the same time, the speech by the deputy head of department 817 (economic expertise and pricing) PJSC Gazprom Viktor Yatsenko.

It should be noted that this forum is a specialized platform that annually brings together gas industry professionals to discuss work results and prospects for the global energy market. So, Yatsenko said that the income from the export of natural gas, it turns out, is no longer enough to subsidize the work of the gas giant in the domestic Russian market, where the price of "blue fuel" is three times lower than in Europe. After which he called on everyone to be honest.

Let’s be honest with each other and admit that this “crossroads”, when we supported the domestic market through export, will probably no longer be such a situation

- said the top manager.

Yakimenko emphasized that the “crisis” provokes a sharp - almost 3 times in 7 years - drop in gas prices in Europe. Moreover, the European market is the most profitable for a Russian company.

Those prices of 400-500 dollars that we once saw are a generation after us, God forbid, they will see. This pillow is gone

- stated Yatsenko.

I think that it will come to the leadership of ministries and departments after a while, they are aware of this

- he added.

Statistics were presented according to which in the III quarter of 2019, the average selling price of a thousand cubic meters of gas in the EU countries amounted to $ 169,8 per thousand cubic meters. m. At the same time, in the II quarter gas was sold for $ 205,1 per thousand cubic meters. m, that is, 18% more expensive. In general, gas prices decreased by 32% over the year, which has not been the case since 2004, when the price was $ 137,7 per thousand cubic meters. m

It was clarified that European prices were almost equal to the prices paid by the republics of the former USSR - $ 150,2 per thousand cubic meters. m. In turn, gas still costs Russian consumers several times cheaper - 4050 rubles, or $ 62,74 per thousand cubic meters. m

According to the top manager, the “pillow” is disappearing, which made it possible to keep low gas prices in the domestic market. He drew attention to the fact that from 2014 to 2019, gas prices in Russia rose by 20%, while inflation was 57%, and the mineral extraction tax for Gazprom increased by 60%.

How do you like the economics of the process that is taking shape? Not to mention that, since 2015, gas transportation tariffs have not been raised

- added Yatsenko.

He also commented on the prospects for resolving the problems of the Russian gas market in anticipation of the launch of the single market of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in 2025. The top manager has a feeling that all Russian problems will be transferred in one form or another to the EAEU common gas market.
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  1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 11 December 2019 11: 47
    It remains to calculate how many cubic meters of gas per average salary per month can be bought in Russia and in the West ...
    1. Victor N Offline Victor N
      Victor N (Victor n) 11 December 2019 17: 32
      And yet: calculate the average temperature in Russia ....
    2. Conn Offline Conn
      Conn (Conn) 12 December 2019 05: 29
      But dividends on Gazprom shares are only increasing, "successful" managers will not offend themselves!
      1. Nick Offline Nick
        Nick (Nikolai) 13 December 2019 02: 37
        Quote: Conn
        But dividends on Gazprom shares are only increasing, "successful" managers will not offend themselves!

        Quote: Michael55
        As always, we are extreme ...

        I don’t think that prices from today will rise by more than 20-25%. Such an increase will significantly affect only the owners of large cottages with gas heating. For ordinary citizens who live in apartments with one gas stove, the increase will not be particularly noticeable.
    3. Nick Offline Nick
      Nick (Nikolai) 13 December 2019 02: 20
      Quote: Bulanov
      It remains to calculate how many cubic meters of gas per average salary per month can be bought in Russia and in the West ...

      Cost taking into account gas transportation on average in Gazprom is $ 80. In retail, IMHO will not exceed $ 100-110. I hope that in the government, people who are not really sick are sitting on their heads to tear up a large margin from the electorate. We have severe winters, and salaries are not European.
  2. Mihail55 Offline Mihail55
    Mihail55 (Michael) 11 December 2019 11: 47
    As always, we are extreme ...
  3. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 11 December 2019 12: 22
    I can’t wait for the last of pseudo-holy Nikolashka to stir up a new civil war in Russia ... Everyone is doing this.
  4. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 11 December 2019 12: 42
    Having profited everything that is possible in Europe and Ukraine, they decided to start robbing their own population. There would be no way to force this gang of "managers" to extinguish losses and losses from their own funds. They have enough for everything.
    1. Victor N Offline Victor N
      Victor N (Victor n) 11 December 2019 17: 41
      What was "profiled" ?! More and more gas is being sold. And prices tend to change. While this is only a warning, and you are already scared. It’s like the process of growing up and turning into an aging process.
  5. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 11 December 2019 13: 03
    I said that for the schools of Gazprom the government will raise tariffs and come up with new taxes! To lead like that, brains are not needed; it’s enough to have no conscience! I hope it will reach some by 2024?
    1. AICO Offline AICO
      AICO (Vyacheslav) 12 December 2019 06: 01
      It will come when they start drowning !!!
  6. Mrozov Yuri Offline Mrozov Yuri
    Mrozov Yuri (Yuri Mrozov) 11 December 2019 15: 38
    Well, right, someone has to pay court fines and promises to reduce gas prices for Ukraine by 25% from their own pockets.
    1. S.V.YU Offline S.V.YU
      S.V.YU 12 December 2019 12: 51
      It’s necessary to go down so that to those who spit in your face, make a 25% discount on gas! Mediocrity, cowards and simply STATE traitors decided to improve their affairs again at the expense of ordinary fellow citizens!
  7. krasstar Offline krasstar
    krasstar (Igor) 11 December 2019 16: 34
    How soon will a top manager honestly tell about the losses incurred by the Russian Federation from the "effective" work of himself and his colleagues from NATIONAL DESTINY?
    And I would like to somehow figure - how many fines were paid, how many pipes were buried senseless, how much damage to the environment was done, how much money for Russian gas floats over the hill, and how much remains for the Russian "cattle"?
    1. Victor N Offline Victor N
      Victor N (Victor n) 11 December 2019 17: 47
      This information is for shareholders only! Have you really not been taken? And why?
      For such questions in any commercial structure they are sent very far away, but with a label! But the main thing is to have time to run away.
    2. S.V.YU Offline S.V.YU
      S.V.YU 12 December 2019 12: 52
      Rather, the Russian rivers will flow back, than this will happen!
  8. Donchanin Offline Donchanin
    Donchanin (Vladimir Pavlov) 11 December 2019 18: 53
    The approach is interesting.
    Maybe increase domestic profitability by raising salaries to the European level and paying attention to domestic gasification and production development, and sell the surplus over the hill at the accepted prices?
    Or, perhaps, to replace the feverish managers of Gazprom with those who will pump the PEOPLE'S GOOD for the average salary? However, this applies to all budget developers.
  9. bonifacius Offline bonifacius
    bonifacius (Alex) 12 December 2019 02: 15
    Lived !!! Gazprom offers us all to switch to liquefied gas from USA. Will be cheaper.
  10. Tektor Offline Tektor
    Tektor (Tektor) 12 December 2019 12: 26
    If a rise in gas prices in the domestic market is inevitable, then you need to raise it smoothly according to a previously announced schedule. For example, inflation + 1%.
    1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 12 December 2019 16: 40
      What did you expect? I remember that back in 2013, Mr., "it is clear who" said that all losses in the "foreign market" from the "national property" will be covered by the "domestic market" and "state treasury." "Effective managers" from the "light cohort of PU" - they are so "efficient, effective" ..... at the expense of the "internal consumer" .... and .... "state treasury" .. yes And the term of retirement for cattle, you can still throw it over the heels for years, to compensate for the losses of the "national property" - it is like that, it will endure ...
    2. Alf Offline Alf
      Alf (Vasiliy) 12 December 2019 20: 13
      Quote: Tektor
      For example, inflation + 1%.

      ... that from 2014 to 2019 ... while inflation was 57%

      This is where over 5 years already 57% of inflation? Don't gentlemen from Gazprom read Rosstat’s calculations? Or counted real inflation?
  11. Come on Offline Come on
    Come on 12 December 2019 17: 46
    Let this goat give his pillow.
  12. Sergey Antonov Offline Sergey Antonov
    Sergey Antonov (Sergey Antonov) 12 December 2019 18: 22
    But we have ships there ... and finally tanks! And Crimea, Crimea !! It’s true that hamsa will soon have to eat, and so oh-ho!
  13. Alexander Bushkovsky (Alexander) 12 December 2019 19: 39
    What gang does not get drunk !?
  14. Citizen Mѣshkov (Sergѣi) 12 December 2019 20: 40
    What a twist!
  15. Yuri 5347 Offline Yuri 5347
    Yuri 5347 (Yuri) 13 December 2019 01: 43
    ... 2 billion dollars were paid to Ukraine in arbitration, now they decided to compensate at the expense of our population, the "managers and managers" are from Gazprom! "Professionals"! I have no cultured and decent words.