MOSCOW, Sep 18 - RIA Novosti/Prime. The volume of gas in underground storages (UGS) of Ukraine on 18 September amounted to fifteen, 208 billion cubic meters, an increase per day on 0, 26%, inform the data on the Internet representation of the Association of European operators of the underground gas storages ().
according to the information of the GSE, the level of storage has risen to 49, 14% with 49, 01% as of September 17, when in Ukrainian underground storage facilities was fifteen, 169 billion cubic meters of gas.
according to Ukrtransgas, Ukraine for January-August 2015 eleven imported, 8 billion cubic meters of gas, of which 8 billion cubic meters from Europe.
Kiev is now experiencing a shortage of funds for the pumping of gas into storage under the ground to prepare for the heating season. According to various estimates, Ukraine need to save up about 19 billion cubic meters of gas.
in Vienna September eleven were the dialogues of the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak and Vice-President of the European Commission energosoiuz Maro? ?ef?ovi?. Happened to come to a common opinion about the main principles of the tripartite Protocol. For example, the EC ensured that in the near future of European financial institutions will provide Ukraine with five hundred million dollars to fix its UGS 2 billion cubic meters of gas.
These funds will be directly transferred to " Gazprom ", which this gas, and will be bought. As said on Wednesday the head of the organization Alexey Miller, Gazprom agreed with Ukraine all the important bilateral issues on gas supplies from Russia and is awaiting the resumption of supplies from 1 October.