Ukraine imported from the EU for the first 3 quarters of 2015 8, 8 billion cubic meters of gas, whereas Russia is Only 3, 8 billion, informs on Tuesday, the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) " Ukrtransgas ".
"for the first nine months of this year from Russia for the needs of Ukrainian customers received 3, 8 billion cubic meters of blue fuel," according to the report. Imports of gas from EU to Ukraine in the first nine months of the current year (January to September), $ 8, 8 billion cubic meters, the volume is four times higher than the supplies from Europe for the same period last year.
for example, in September, Ukraine imported 0, 8 billion cubic meters, besides after all on the Slovak gas transport corridor. This supply route was opened on 2 September 2014. Just by the Slovak corridor for one year of operation from Europe imported more than eleven billion cubic meters of fuel.
Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC) at the end of September, initialed 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. As of today, Ukraine imports gas from Slovakia.