The experts of DiXi Group Analytical Centre presented the results of a study on the most popular fraudulent schemes in oil and gas production sector as well as a board game based on the study.
Olena Pavlenko, President, Dixi Group Analytical Centre, requested Volodymyr Groysman, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, to put the Draft Law No. 2966 to a vote. “This statutory act should be put to a vote as quickly as possible”, she noted. “It does not matter whether it will be passed or rejected or passed in the first reading or sent back to the Committee. The civil society is ready to accept any options. We know how it should look in the end and how it must be finalized”.
MPs Oleksiy Riabchyn (Batkivschyna), Natalia Katser-Buchkovska (Narodnyi Front) and Lev Pidlysetskyi (Samopomich) think that the Draft Law No. 2966 “On the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission” will be put to a vote during the first plenary week in 2016. It was announced during the round table at Ukraine Crisis Media Centre, dedicated to unfreezing this regulatory act.
Mykola Martynenko, Head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, proposed MPs to pass a decision on the Draft Law No. 2966 (on the Regulator) during this plenary week. It happened during the Coordination Board.
On 25 December, 10.00 a.m., at Ukraine Crisis Media Centre (2 Kreschatyk St., Ukrainian House), a study on the most popular fraudulent schemes in oil and gas production sector as well as a board game based on its results will be presented.
Ukraine needs knowledge of the European reforms and a clear vision of reform direction in the domestic energy sector. It was reported by Olena Pavlenko, President, Dixi Group Analytical Centre, in her video made within the framework of the Ukrainian Forum Project.
The second day of the Sustainable Resource Management Forum saw the formal launch of Ukraine’s first EITI Report. The Report documents USD 3.3 billion of payments by oil and gas companies (including oil and gas transportation companies) in 2013.
At the Sustainable Resource Management Forum, held on December 7-8, the first Ukrainian report under the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Standard was presented. From now on, everyone has an opportunity to discover information about key Ukrainian oil and gas fields, license holders, production volumes, as well as the payments companies made to budgets of all levels. The data introduced in the EITI report is well detailed, reconciled and cover the year of 2013.
On December, 7, Kyiv saw the launch of the International Sustainable Resource Management Forum, organized by the World Bank and DiXi Group Analytical Centre, a civil society organization, with participation of experts from the EITI International Secretariat, the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry and the International Renaissance Foundation, representatives of the EITI National Secretariat, the Independent Administrator (Ernst & Young), international experts, civil society organizations and government representatives. The Forum is dedicated to the launch of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Ukraine and publication of Ukraine’s first report pursuant to the EITI international standard.