Ukraine will not be able to reach the necessary volume of gas injection into storage under the ground to the beginning of the heating season, said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller.
According to Miller, Gazprom considers it possible issues with gas supply to Ukraine in case of anomalously cold winter, reports RIA " Novosti ".
yesterday the Ministry said that Ukraine has accumulated in its own storage fifteen. 8 bn cubic meters of gas, stocking up for September 1, 2 billion cubic meters. On 25 September Russia, Ukraine and the EC initialled a tripartite Protocol on winter package of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine. According to the agreements reached in Brussels, Ukraine has assumed obyazatelstva to buy from Russia to 2 billion cubic meters of gas. Funding for these supplies will be provided through a credit of five hundred million dollars raised by Ukraine with the help of the EC. Russia will give Ukraine a discount to the contract price of gas in the amount of about 20 dollars per thousand cubic meters. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk before reported that Kiev until the end of the year 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 WB.