The Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the main gas-producing organizations in the country is able to increase its production of natural gas 1 billion cubic meters in two years.
Promises to reach a specified volume of gas production and furthermore to ensure its Ukrainian enterprises do not have the opportunity, said Demchyshyn. VIDEO
Volodymyr demchyshyn said that at present the Ukrainian gas organization in total, presumably mined 3 billion cubic meters of blue fuel a year, and production at this rate " close to losing ". Remember, on the last working day of the week the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the process of speech in Parliament said Ukraine 70% is provided by gas from the European Union. Yatsenyuk suggested that in the case of intensification of energy production, the introduction of preferential tax treatment and the implementation of energy efficiency measures, the goal of achieving energy independence can be achieved in 5 years, but it does " work hard ". In February, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the country receives from the EU 67% of gas, will Asciiportal only 33%, while maintaining the pace of diversification of sources of supply in the near future Kiev in General may refuse gas from Russia. Gas purchased by Ukraine in the European Union, only from a formal point of view is " European ", but in fact it is ? the same Gas from Russia, which the EU traders resell Kiev. January 19, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that after two years the country will be able to do without Russian gas. January 10, Hungary resumed gas supplies to Ukraine, but Poland has stopped supplying the reverse to Ukraine for the period from January of this year. Europe actively spends the accumulation of gas from its underground storages due to restrictions on the supply of Russian gas and reverse gas supplies to Ukraine.