The press service of the Ukrainian gas transport operator Ukrtransgaz said that in the last month of summer Ukraine transported to European consumers twice as gas, bringing the total deliveries for the month up to 6, 7 billion cubic meters.
"in the last month of summer for European customers via Ukraine's gas transportation system was transported 6, 739 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, which is 48% more for the same period last year ", - is informed in the report of the press service of the organization.
Since the beginning of August 2015 through the Ukrainian gas transportation system in the European Union was aimed 42, 3 billion cubic meters of gas – only 9% less than in the first eight months of last year, reports the press service of Ukrtransgaz. During the first quarter of 2015 in Europe was brought respectively 12, 8 and fifteen, 9 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, specified in the message of press-service." as of Thursday, the daily mode of transportation of gas for European customers is 189, 1 million cubic meters, up 37 per cent on the same period last year ", - informs Ukrtransgaz. According to the organization, Since the beginning of 2015, Ukraine imported eleven, 8 billion cubic meters of gas and 8 billion cubic meters were purchased in the European Union – for example, 1, 031 billion cubic meters of gas was imported in the last month of summer from Slovakia. 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.