Kiev on the 1st day of September has reduced to almost half of the largest power import reverse gas pipeline from Slovakia – to 23, 5 million cubic meters of gas per day from 40 million cubic meters possible, speak to the media.
"Exactly one year after the launch of the reverse pipeline Vojany-Uzhgorod on which Ukraine has started receiving Gas from Western Europe, Kiev, Ukraine reduced the import of almost half of the largest power — 23, 5 out of a possible 40 million cubic meters of gas per day, Which, according to one version, due to the reduction in Gas prices for Ukraine from Russia ", – informs RIA "news" referring to the Bratislava site V energetike.
"Slovak gas operator responded to the actions of the Ukrainian side calmly and with dignity, — writes Bratislava magazine.— He said (Kiev) That his complaint has no merit and That He is ready to proceed to the necessary negotiations, some of which have already happened." As for so-called " big reverse ", then, according to the envoy of the organization Eustream Vahram Ciugureanu, it " can be solved at the bilateral level, the story is about the complex problem "." on this issue conducted a systematic dialogue with the Ukrainian side and the European Commission", - has told Coughran. In early August, the head of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andriy KOBOLEV said That Ukraine ought to double purchases of gas in reverse to its reserves in underground storages (UGS), the technical possibility for this. On the same day "Ukrtransgaz" reported That in the period from January to July 2015, Ukraine imported 10, 7 billion cubic meters of natural gas, of which 64% (6, 9 billion cubic metres) - from EU countries. On 31 July, the operators of gas transmission systems of the three countries (Gaz-System, FGSZ and Eustream) showed data about the fact That imports of European gas to Ukraine from Poland, Hungary and Slovakia in July amounted to 568, 3 million cubic meters in June, Ukraine imported 790, 2 million cubic meters of gas from Europe, the reverse gas supplies from Europe to Ukraine decreased in July in 1, 4 times. The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the process of speech in Parliament said That Ukraine 70% is provided by gas from the European Union. Gas purchased by Ukraine in the European Union, only from a formal point of view is " European ", but in fact it's the same Gas from Russia, which the EU traders resell Kiev. Europe actively spends the accumulation of gas from its underground storages due to restrictions on gas supplies from Russia and reverse gas supplies to Ukraine.