Advisory services to Naftogaz and the Government of Ukraine re: reform of natural gas sector (WB-P151927)

  • Ukraine
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Oct 2, 2014
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  • Mining
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.16 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 24, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Feb 9, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the project is to provide advisory services and technical assistance to NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" and the Government of Ukraine on the reform and restructuring of the natural gas sector through: -- Providing support the Government of Ukraine to develop and implement the outstanding key reforms in the gas sector that are necessary for Ukraine to fulfill the legal commitments undertaken in the framework of membership of the Energy Community; and --Providing advisory services, in the form of a Project Implementation Unit (PIU), to NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" to prepare bankable projects and to oversee their implementation together with the IFIs (EBRD and EIB). The activity would be implemented over two years, through a hybrid trust fund, financed by the European Union, represented by the Commission of the European Communities, in the total amount of EURO 2,035,000.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
World Bank Contact: Yadviga Semikolenova Title: Senior Energy Economist Tel: +1(202) 473 7631 Email: Recipient Contact: Anatoloii Maksiuta Title: First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Tel: +38 (044) 253-9394 Email: Implementing Agencies Contact: Yurii Vitrenko Title: Adviser, NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Tel: +380(44) 586-35-37 Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: