The Ukrainian Energy Exchange (UEEX) is currently the only source of relevant exchange quotations for energy resources in Ukraine. The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine (hereinafter - the Ministry of Economy) recommends quotations of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange to be used as a price benchmark for natural gas and oil products.
Regarding the price of oil products in public procurement specification
In accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Economy, changes in the price of oil products in public procurement may change under the influence of European exchange quotations and quotations of the Ukrainian Energy Exchange.
So, the following variables should be used to calculate the adjusted fuel price: previous price of the respective type of fuel under the contract, official NBU UAH exchange rates against USD, European quotations and UEEX quotes.
Regarding the clarification of the natural gas price in public procurement
According to the recommendations of the Ministry of Economy, changes in the price of natural gas in public procurement in the additional agreement is regulated by a formula that takes into account the quotation of the NCG hub of the Month+1 contract and the weighted average price of monthly natural gas resources on the Ukrainian Energy Exchange.
Gas price in the Prozorro in accordance with the formula recommended by the Ministry of Economic Development is calculated using the calculator:
Pay attention! It is recommended to calculate the updated price in the period from one month from the date of the contract in order to avoid distortion of the results.
Video insruction to the calculator.
Please note that the procedure for changing essential conditions, which may include a formula for adjusting the price of oil products or natural gas, recommended by the Ministry of Economy, should be determined at the stage of formation of the draft contract.
Mandatory component of tender documents under the Law of Ukraine "On Public Procurement" is a draft procurement contract with mandatory indication of the procedure for changing its terms and conditions. The Customer shall independently compile the draft contract and shall necessarily include the procedure for change of essential terms and conditions of such contract, which may contain only cases stipulated by article 41 of the Law.
Information about market prices for oil products and natural gas
Qualified UEEX employees provide information on market prices for natural gas and oil products.
The information note on the price of petroleum products can be done in one of the following options:
- Certificate for calculating the refined price of oil products, in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Economy with the indication and description of the individual components of the formula, in case the UEEX has selected types of European quotations;
- Certificate of exchange quotations of oil products on CE "Ukrainian Energy Exchange". The quotation price for such reference is calculated by dividing the value of concluded exchange agreements for a certain type of exchange commodity during a trading day by the quantity of this exchange commodity.
The information note on the price of natural gas can be made in one of the following options:
- Reference to the formula for calculating the updated cost of natural gas, in accordance with the recommendations of the Ministry of Economy, indicating and describing the individual components of the formula;
- Certificate on the weighted average price of natural gas based on the results of electronic exchange trading on the Ukrainian Energy Exchange CE. The average weighted price of natural gas of a monthly resource is calculated by dividing the total cost of agreements concluded at the Ukrainian Energy Exchange CE, including VAT on the purchase and sale of this resource by the sum of purchase and sale volumes of this resource based on the results of concluded agreements during the whole period of its sale, and is placed by reference.
- Certificate of exchange quotations of the monthly natural gas resource on CE "Ukrainian Energy Exchange". The quotation price for such reference shall be calculated by dividing the value of concluded exchange agreements for a certain type of exchange commodity during the trading day by the quantity of this exchange commodity.
Other options for providing information notes accordingly to your request are not excluded/allowed and will be processed by the UEEX staff if the relevant data are available. If you have any further questions, please contact 35-35-735 or send a request to [email protected].