Russian Firm Gazprom During the winter kept the package for Ukraine, the maximum daily withdrawal rate in the amount of 114 million cubic meters, said the head of gas holding Alexey Miller.
He said that the Company was against the rules "take or pay" for the period up to 31 March 2016, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"We provided Ukraine an opportunity to take gas under abnormally low temperatures, in conditions of cooling in a daily mode, up to 114 million cubic meters per day, this corresponds to a maximum annual contract amount of 52 billion cubic meters that We have in the contract ", - has declared It in interview to television channel " Russia 24 ". Review of Miller, such rules create for Ukraine an additional opportunity to pass the autumn-winter peak, extreme cold. But under condition of advance payment for gas, drew the attention of the head of the organization. Miller also said that Russia will supply gas to Ukraine only on prepayment, the Brussels consensus is not to answer questions, as Kiev will pay for gas in the winter. On Tuesday, Miller said that 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. On the first day of the week Ukrtransgaz said 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 for 1 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.