Kiev until the end of the year in total need for gas injection into UGS 1, 3 billion dollars, of which five hundred million dollars already have 300 million Ukraine expects from the EBRD, another five hundred million dollars-from the world Bank, said on Wednesday at a meeting of the government Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"The last dialogues in a trilateral format between Ukraine, the EU and our Northern neighbor have been positive, and We expect the entry into force of the tripartite Protocol and the bilateral Treaty regarding the natural gas supplies between Ukraine and Russia. It gives one a very clear perspective for us that Ukraine will be provided with gas ", ? the expression quoted Yatsenyuk RIA " Novosti "." The government together with the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" together with our Western partners have concentrated the resources to continue to buy gas and save gas in our underground storage ? five hundred million dollars of the USA are currently in the Bank account of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" and are ready to purchase this gas", - has told the Ukrainian Prime Minister. He said that on Wednesday held a meeting of the Board of Directors of the EBRD, which also addressed Ukrainian issues." We expect the Board of Directors of the EBRD will support the conclusion on the allocation of Ukraine additional 300 million US dollars to buy gas for the needs of Ukrainian clients on the Western border ", - has declared Yatsenyuk. In General, according to him, Kiev hopes to receive for the purchase of gas 1, 3 billion dollars." This decision (getting 300 million dollars from EBRD ? approx. OPINION) will give the opportunity to the end of the current year unblock and get another five hundred million dollars from the world Bank. So, the overall package of funding that we need in order to pass the winter, is supposedly 1, 3 billion dollars, of which five hundred million already in the accounts of "Naftogaz", - has finished the Head of the Ukrainian government.
on the first day of the week a source close to the EU leadership, said that in winter Ukraine will need to purchase gas from Russia, because technically all the needs of the country in blue fuel does not have the ability to be covered by the supply of the reverse from EU countries. The head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Ukraine plans this winter to buy from Gazprom only 2 billion cubic meters of gas, the rest ? be purchased in the European Union. According to Ukrtransgaz, 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. 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. The head of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andrey Kobelev on the first day of the week said about the talks with European partners on reducing gas prices and the possibility of reduction depending on the volume of purchases in reverse. 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 227, 36 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. 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."