The volume of gas in underground storages (UGS) of Ukraine as of 26 October have increased since the beginning of the month at 1 billion cubic meters of gas and is 16, 8 billion cubic meters, informs on the first day of the week the operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS) " Ukrtransgas ".
"as of this morning in the Russian gas storage 16 is stored, 831 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, which is 2% higher than last year ", - reported in the report.
in comparison with last year, natural gas injection into underground storage facilities is continuing on the 7 storages in a mode of more than 70 million cubic meters daily.
in winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission initialled on 25 September, agreed the purchase of "Naftogaz" from "Gazprom" on gas credit five hundred million dollars, raised through the EC. The Government of the Russian Federation provided Ukraine a discount for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20 per thousand cubic meters, by which the actual cost of gas from Russia decreased to an estimated $ 230.
Gazprom resumed gas supplies to Ukraine on 12 October after receiving 234 million dollars in payment. The head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn on October 20 said that "Naftogaz of Ukraine" transferred to another tranche of the advance payment for gas supplies from Russia in the amount of us $ 136 million. So, the accounts of "Gazprom" already 370 million dollars.
According to the operative data of Ukrtransgaz, the Volume of gas purchases from Russia during the period 12-20 October amounted to 942, 113 million cubic meters. The volume of gas in underground storages (UGS) of Ukraine on October 21, was 16, 505 billion cubic meters.