Winter package of gas supplies From Russia does not specify the volumes of gas that Ukraine needs to buy from Rossi, except for October 2 billion cubic meters of gas in its underground gas storage facilities, said to the correspondent a source close to the leadership of the European Union.
"Everything depends on consumption, and it is from temperature. What can We say - if 2 billion cubic metres available for storage, then we can get 17 billion cubic meters in storage. From past experience We know That in addition to that in winter Ukraine may need to import between nine and 12 billion (cubic meters), regardless of the weather, " said the source.
"This is not stipulated in the Protocol," he said in answer to the question, how much of this amount can be procured on the reverse, and how many from the Russian Federation.
"We have not reserved any other amounts, in addition 2 billion cubic meters for injection into storage, which will be purchased from Gazprom in October. The remaining volumes will be driven by the Naftogaz only on market and economic fundamentals ", he said.
Russia, Ukraine and the EC initialled a tripartite Protocol on winter package of gas supplies From Russia to Ukraine. According to Ukraine initialled the Protocol on winter package gas takes on its own shoulders the obligation to buy 2 billion cubic meters of gas from "Gazprom" for injection into underground storage facilities.
before the EC guaranteed That in the near future, European financial institutions will provide Ukraine with five hundred million dollars to fix its UGS 2 billion cubic meters of gas.