The volume of gas accumulated in Ukraine's underground storage facilities on Monday, September 21, amounted to fifteen, 3 billion cubic meters, said the press service of the Ukrainian gas transportation system operator Ukrtransgaz.
"From the beginning of September, the underground gas storages of Ukraine was supplemented at 0, 8 billion cubic meters of blue fuel… on the status of this morning in the Ukrainian storages is stored fifteen. 3 billion cubic meters of natural gas, as the daily mode of injection is 38, 7 million cubic meters ", - is informed in the report, RIA " Novosti ".
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. However, on 18 September, the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said about the readiness of his Department for the upcoming heating season. Also Demchyshyn said that Kiev hopes to soon obtain credit funds to purchase 2 billion cubic meters of gas for the accumulation of reserves in underground storage facilities. On Wednesday, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that all the important issues of bilateral agreements With Ukraine on winter package, agreed. At the same time, the Ministry ruled out the possibility of providing Ukraine with additional discounts on gas. The day before Demchyshyn said Kyiv expects dialogues on Gaza soon and hopes to reach a decision on a "winter package" for this or next week. The Russian Federation and the European Commission on the last working day of the week in Vienna negotiations agreed on the "winter package" of gas supplies to Ukraine, which predusmatrivaet as providing discounts for two quarters from Russia and securing payment of pumping gas into Ukrainian underground storage facilities from the EC.