Ukraine will continue to buy gas in the European Union, and in October plans to buy 1, 3-1, 4 billion cubic meters, said Thursday the head of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andriy KOBOLEV.
"If we continue to buy from European destinations, then This will be enough... currently, we are importing record high levels of gas from Europe. For example, in October we expect it will be at level 1, 3-1, 4 billion cubic meters of gas. This is sufficient to ensure customers ", – quotes KOBOLEV told the news Agency.
first commercial Director of "Naftogaz Ukraine" Yuri Vitrenko said that because of the input in the use of the gas pipeline "Nord stream-2" and "Turkish stream" a country could completely lose the transit of Russian natural gas in 2020. The world Bank has provided Ukraine a loan guarantee of five hundred million dollars that is intended to pay for imports of gas NAK " Naftogaz Ukraine ". 17 Oct "Ukrtransgaz" said that Ukraine has completed the gas injection and the beginning of the selection of underground gas storage (UGS). October 13, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that Ukraine has sufficient reserves of natural gas and electricity during the heating period and are ready to him. Deputy head of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Sergey Fracture said the country is in the heating season with stocks of 14, 7 billion cubic meters of gas, given the start of the heating season these savings to grow in practice will not. While Gazprom had previously stated that the target for Ukraine is at the level of 17 billion cubic meters. There noted that If the underground storage "Naftogaz" will not be filled to such a level, in case of a cold winter there will be problems. 5 Oct party, the Opposition bloc said about the possible disruption of the heating season in Ukraine due to insufficient reserves of gas and coal. And on Tuesday, in Yuzhnoukrainsk the Nikolaev canceled classes in educational institutions due to the lack of heating. On 1 October the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the Ukrainian authorities are hoping for a warm winter and you're not supposed to buy gas from Russia. As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, Ukraine threatens communal Abraham.