The volume of gas in underground storages (UGS) of Ukraine on October 19, was 16, 355 billion cubic meters, increased during the day to 0, 49%, informs data on the Internet representation of the Association of European operators of the underground gas storages ().
according to the information of the GSE, the filling level of stores increased to 52, as 84% with 52, 58% as of October 18, when in Ukrainian underground storage facilities was 16, 275 billion cubic meters of gas.
in winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the EC was initialled on 25 September, agreed to purchase by Naftogaz from Gazprom 2 billion cubic meters on a credit of five hundred million dollars, raised through the EC. During the winter package, the Government of the Russian Federation provided Ukraine a discount on the fourth quarter is around $ 20 USD per thousand cubic meters. Itself the contract value is 248-252 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said the Head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
The head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller, on 9 October, said that consensus had been reached with "Naftogaz of Ukraine" for prepayment and planned restoration of gas supply. The Ukrainian side has sent to Gazprom an application for the production and delivery of 2 billion cubic meters of gas in October." Gazprom "October 12, received from "Naftogaz" of $ 234 million prepayment for delivery in October and resumed gas exports to Ukraine after a three-month break.
An additional agreement between "Gazprom" and "Naftogaz" provides for a waiver of contract rules "take or pay" for the period up to 31 March 2016. In addition, the possibility for Ukraine to take gas in the daily mode of up to 114 million cubic meters.
in the first half of 2015 Ukraine purchased 3, 7 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia. In July, August and September, Naftogaz bought gas from Russia. The Ukrainian side was not satisfied with the price, with the discount of $ 40 had to be 247, 17 dollars per thousand cubic meters. During this period, Ukraine was the cost of gas purchased on the reverse.