Ukraine in preparation for winter has accumulated in their own stores more than 13 billion cubic meters of gas, informs on the first day of the week, the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS), the Company " Ukrtransgaz ".
"as of this morning in the Russian gas reservoirs is stored 13, 064 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, which brings Ukraine to the leaders of European countries on natural gas reserves," - said in the report. It is also stated that for 7 months of current year savings gas storages of Ukraine was replenished with 5, 4 billion cubic meters, and among them during July to 1 billion..
Monday morning natural gas accumulates on 7 underground storage (UGS) in the optimal technological mode 39, 6 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. On the last working day of the week Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski said that Ukraine ought 1, 5 billion dollars for downloading seven billion cubic meters of gas in its storage facilities.
Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the rules for the purchase of gas from the Russian Federation established and meeting on conditions of deliveries for the fourth quarter should be performed in September. Along with this, according to him, the Ministry has received and is considering the proposal of the EC to hold the next trilateral meeting in the last month of summer on hopes that Ukraine, According to its head of economic development Vladimir Demchishin.
Demchyshyn said that in the last month of summer Ukraine will increase daily gas injection into UGS to 53 to 55 million cubic meters from the current 40 million. it was reported that the country will have the opportunity to accumulate in storage for the upcoming heating season 19 billion cubic meters of gas subject to the receipt of financial assistance of $ 1 billion, without it - only 14, 5 billion cubic meters. Ukraine is actively seeking funds for the purchase of gas.