The accumulation of natural gas in underground gas storages (UGS) of Ukraine exceeded fifteen, 5 billion cubic Meters, From 1 to 26 September, they were downloaded more than 1 billion cubic Meters of fuel. About it was stated today by the press service of Ukrtransgaz.
"in the Ukrainian gas storages is stored for more than fifteen. 5 billion cubic meters of fuel. As of Monday morning, the daily mode download is 39, 3 million cubic meters " – notified on the Internet representation of the organization.
the Ministry explained that during the period From January of this year in gas storage facilities of Ukraine was pumped 8 billion cubic meters of natural gas. From 1 to 26 September in UGS was downloaded more than 1 billion cubic meters of fuel. On the first day weekend the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that to a "very cold winter" Ukraine may need to buy 5 to 7 billion cubic meters of gas. In the 3rd quarter Ukraine buys gas from Russia. Kiev was not satisfied with the price, even With the discount. The price for gas for Kiev in the fourth quarter With the discount will be about 230 dollars for 1 thousand cubic meters, said the first day weekend the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak. Remember, Russia, Ukraine and the EC initialled a Protocol on winter gas package, according to which the European Union has pledged to allocate to Kiev for the pumping of gas into underground storage facilities more than five hundred million dollars. Kiev informs that has already received the money. Thus, According to a source close to the leadership of the EU " the European Commission is working With international financial institutions, so that With their help we were able to provide five hundred million dollars before the end of the year."