MOSCOW, 5 Dec - RIA Novosti/Prime. Ukraine 1, 9 times increased a petition on imports of gas from Slovakia to 26, 3 million cubic meters as of 5 August compared With July 5, inform the data of the operator of the gas transportation system of Slovakia Eustream.
The day before, on August 4, the request was for 22, 9 million cubic meters of gas. The application 26, 3 million cubic meters of gas was the largest Since the end of June. Minimum import volumes fall at the beginning of July 1 through July 7, Ukraine every day selected 13, 602-13, 603 million cubic meters of gas.
Ukraine in January-July only imported 10, 7 billion cubic meters of natural gas, of which 64% (6, 9 billion cubic metres) came from the EU, said on the first day of the week, the press service of " Ukrtransgaz ".
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 now actively seeking funds to purchase the required amount of gas and pumping it into underground storage facilities for the autumn-winter season. With this aim we conduct dialogues With the European investment Bank, EBRD and international Finance Corporation.
As stated at the end of July, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski, Ukraine have need of 1, 5 billion dollars for pumping 7 billion cubic meters of gas in its storage facilities. The head of "Naftogaz" Andrey Kobelev on the first day of the week stated that in the last month of summer in UGS need to upload about 1, 5 billion cubic meters of gas to catch up with the schedule of preparation for the heating season.
on Wednesday, it was announced that the national Bank of Ukraine has allocated to "Naftogaz" to pay for gas only $ 23 million from the second tranche of the IMF in the amount of 1, 7 billion dollars, steel money will go to gold reserves, said at a press conference the Deputy head of the national Bank Oleg Cure.