Ukraine in January-July of the current year imported 10, 7 billion cubic meters of natural gas, of which 64% (6, 9 billion cubic metres) came from EU countries, informs on the first day of the week, the press service of " Ukrtransgaz ".
"during January-July this year, only imported 10, 7 billion cubic metres of natural gas, of which 64%, or 6, 9 billion cubic meters came from EU countries ", - is informed in the report.
in July for the needs of Ukrainian customers was imported 0, 6 billion cubic meters of natural gas, besides the entire amount came from the territory of Slovakia. As of Monday morning for the needs of Ukraine's natural gas is supplied only by the Slovak gas transportation corridor in the daily mode 22, 8 million cubic meters.
After another unsuccessful tripartite gas talks on 30 June Ukraine has suspended the purchase of gas from Russia to agree on the terms of delivery, and currently receives gas only in reverse from Europe. At the same time Ukraine is actively seeking funds to purchase the required amount of gas and pumping it into underground storage facilities for the autumn-winter season.
Deputy head of "Naftogaz" Sergey Conover July 16, said that "Naftogaz" in September-October, hopes to get to these goals the EBRD loan of 300 million dollars, but IFC can give credit in the same amount of European suppliers of gas that they pumped the fuel in Ukrainian gas storage facilities.