The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller calculates that Ukraine decides financial problems for the purchase of Russian gas for September, however, he still sees the risks in question.
"We are in direct interaction with the leadership of Naftogaz of Ukraine, there are financial problems. I think that in an optimistic scenario we can talk about the fact that the problems of payment, the Ukrainian side is satisfied during September, "? reports the words of Miller, RIA " Novosti ".
"this, of course, there are certain risks, because in the current time period, the process of pumping gas into the underground storage of Ukraine. Now, according to operative data, in the vault under the ground of Ukraine uploaded 14, 4 billion cubic meters", - has explained Miller. According to his statement, the daily volume of injection, which Ukraine provides for the expense of own extraction and reverse insufficient to reach the level of UGS to 19 billion cubic meters of gas by the beginning of the eligibility period ? of the heating season." Namely, this volume ? 19 billion cubic meters ? guarantee a stable, reliable supply of customers in the European Union and seamless operation through the autumn-winter period the consumers of Ukraine", - has noticed the head of Gazprom. Miller is confident that no additional volumes of gas that have the ability to flow only from Gazprom, Ukraine will not be able to pump a given volume of gas. On the first day of the week the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that his country has the opportunity to get a discount on gas. On the last working day of the week the Head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the only option consensus on gas supplies from Russia for next heating season will be the analogue of the triangular package 2014-2015. The European Commission hopes that Ukraine does not fully Fund the purchase of gas on the new winter package. In addition, the Vice-President of the EC in energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic sure that the trilateral agreement on gas between Russia, Ukraine and EU will sign by the end of September. On August 21, the head of Gazprom and Naftogaz Alexey Miller and Andrey Kobelev held dialogues in Minsk, during which discussed the current cooperation organizations and preparation of the Ukrainian organization for the autumn-winter period. Miller also said that Gazprom does not want to pump gas into underground gas storages of Ukraine, which ought to complement 3, 2 billion cubic meters of blue fuel.