If Ukraine asks for a discount on gas, the question has the opportunity to be considered, said Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak.
according to him, Ukraine buys gas on the reverse for 20-30 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters is more expensive than gas from Russia, informs news Agency. On Wednesday the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) accumulated 14, 5 billion cubic meters of gas, but not enough to get through the heating season.
on the same day, the press service of the organization "Ukrtransgaz" has published the reporting data for August: during the month, Ukraine imported from Slovakia to more than 1 billion cubic meters of natural gas. Analysis of Gazprom, Ukraine at the current level of pumping in a vault under ground gas at the level of 53 million cubic meters will be able to upload To winter, 16, 8 billion cubic meters of gas. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller has informed on Tuesday that it is now in the vault under the ground of Ukraine uploaded 14, 4 billion cubic meters. 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. Remember, on July 31, the Head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter. On 10 July, the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations For the heating season in Ukraine is not enough resources for the purchase of natural gas and coal. By the beginning of the second half of October Ukraine should have in UGS 18–20 billion cubic meters of gas for the normal passage of winter and the opportunity to purchase imported gas in the winter. Money from the EU will be enough to purchase 4 billion cubic meters of gas at a price of $ 247 per thousand cubic meters. The price has made the initiative of Gazprom in the 3rd quarter of 2015 (with a discount of $ 40), reversible gas costs the same.