The Naftogaz of Ukraine national joint stock company has signed an amicable agreement with the Kyivteploenergo municipal company and the Kyivenergo company. The press service of Naftogaz of Ukraine announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. "Today the Naftogaz of Ukraine national joint stock company, the Kyivteploenergo municipal company and the Kyivenergo public joint stock company have signed an amicable agreement, which will help to resume supplies of heat energy to consumers of Kyiv. The signing of the agreement is a result of a long work of the companies with active participation of the government and the Kyiv city state administration," reads the statement. The statement reads that Kyivteploenergo has accepted the debts of Kyivenergo to Naftogaz of nearly UAH 2.4 billion. 'It is expected that tomorrow, October 10, the Economic Court of Kyiv will endorse the amicable agreement. This will allow Naftogaz and Kyivteploenergo to conclude agreements within five days on gas supplies for generation of heat energy at the terms provided by resolution No.187 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 22, 2017…," reads the statement. The statement reads that the signing of the amicable agreement removes the last obstacles for hot water supplies in the city and the start of the heating season. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, on September 11, the Kyiv city council authorized transfer of the UAH 2.6 billion that the Kyivenergo power company owes the Naftogaz of Ukraine national energy company to the Kyivteploenergo municipal heating utility. Naftogaz of Ukraine announced in late May that it was ready to supply natural gas to Kyivteploenergo if Kyivenergo’s debt to Naftogaz of Ukraine were transferred to Kyivteploenergo.