Delivery about 20 billion cubic meters of gas from Europe to Ukraine almost completely cover the needs of the country, said the Director of business development Naftogaz Yuriy Vitrenko.
"as soon as possible we built a new gas pipeline Vojany-Uzhgorod, which currently enables fifteen billion cubic meters of gas to get from Slovakia. It is a reliable route. General our power, together with Hungary and Poland approximately currently 20 billion cubic meters, in practice, completely meets our needs, "said Vitrenko, reports RIA" Novosti ".
He also said that as soon as Ukraine did, relations with the Russian firm Gazprom switched to a completely different plane." Now Gazprom realizes He's just forced to compete on price, otherwise we won't buy his gas. Everyone in the market understands that we finally have a market value, " added Vitrenko. Naftogaz April 1, signed with Gazprom an additional contract for the supply of gas in the 2nd quarter of 2015. According to the document, the preliminary cost of gas for Ukraine in the 2nd quarter before discount is 348 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters and will be clarified. Promised by Russia, the discount is $ 100. The head of the Board of Gazprom Alexey Miller, explaining the contract, I noticed that Gazprom will not demand payment of fines by the rule of "take or pay" for gas Deliveries in the 2nd quarter of 2015. In April, the import of gas from Russia to Ukraine amounted to 294, 471 million cubic meters.