Kiev planned in 2017 to start building a gas Interconnector to Poland
The operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system "Ukrtransgaz" plans to begin construction of a gas Interconnector "Drozdovychi-Germanovichi" between Ukraine and Poland in 2017 and end in 2020, says the report of " Naftogaz ". "it is expected that the construction of the Interconnector between Ukraine and Poland" Drozdovychi-Germanovichi "has to begin in 2017 and be completed in 2020," - reports RIA "Novosti" the text of the report. the report says that the project is important for creating comfortable conditions for clients who potentially had an interest in storing gas in Ukrainian underground storages. First Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo said at a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Groysman during the economic forum in Krynica-zdr?j discussed the joint construction of a gas Interconnector. The Prime Minister stressed that Poland is ready to this cooperation, as it will enable Polish firms way into the Ukrainian market. In June, Ukraine and Poland have agreed on the route of the new pipeline between the two countries, with commercial operation scheduled for 2020." Ukrtransgaz " and Gaz-System S. A.(Poland) in the early winter of 2014 was signed an agreement on cooperation to prepare a feasibility study of the project of unification of the Polish and Ukrainian gas systems. The estimated Price of construction in Ukraine is 245 million dollars. The agreement provides not only the integration of gas transmission systems of a pair of countries to increase gas imports to Ukraine from Europe through Poland, but the security of storing the European gas in underground storage facilities of Ukraine and its further supply to consumers of the EU countries. First, the Ukrainian side stated that it hoped to attract financial resources from the European Union for the implementation of this project.