MOSCOW, September 10 - RIA Novosti/Prime. The head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller will participate in a bilateral meeting of the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak and Vice-President of the European Commission energosoiuz Maro? ?ef?ovi?, which will be held on the last working day of the week in Vienna, said Last news official representative of "Gazprom" Sergei Kupriyanov.
"Yes," said he, answering the question about Miller plans to participate in the meeting Novak and Sefcovic.
before Thursday Novak said that he plans eleven September to discuss with the Sefcovic the winter period, the transit of gas through Ukraine and the relationship with her in General. Will also discuss the development of gas transportation infrastructure, as well as among them the construction of the "Nord stream-2" and " Turkish stream ". In addition, at the meeting in Vienna is expected to discuss the resumption of dialogue with the EC, as well as synchronous operation of electric power systems of the EU and the Russian Federation.
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 actively seeking funds for the purchase of gas for injection into underground storage facilities for the coming winter. According to various estimates, the country ought to accumulate in their own UGS about 19 billion cubic meters of gas.
Ukraine's energy Minister Volodymyr demchyshyn After a bilateral meeting with Sefcovic said on August 27 that Ukraine hopes to sign a contract on gas supplies from Russia for the upcoming heating season. Demchyshyn sees chances before the end of September to come to a common understanding on gas supplies.