KYIV, 4 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. The Ministry of energy of Ukraine estimates the Consumption of natural gas in the country in 2015 to 40 billion cubic meters imports 25 billion, told reporters the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
"25 billion purchase of gas to Ukraine in 2015 as amended), said Demchyshyn, noting that the story is about importing." Consumption is 14 billion cubic meters, TCA (heating utilities - edit) - 6, 8 billion, the total Consumption will be somewhere at the level of 40 billion, " - said the Minister.
Demchyshyn said that the initial forecast of the Ministry of gas consumption in 2015 amounted to 42 billion cubic meters." during these 2 months forecast was lowered, because Consumption in January-February decreased % fifteen ", - explained the Minister.
According to Demchishin, today at a meeting of the government of Ukraine discussed the balance of gas consumption in the country in 2015, however, it was not approved, because have any complaints at the Ministry of Finance. In the near future, the government will return to this issue, he added.
A new twist on an old theme emerged on February 19." Naftogaz of Ukraine "has stopped gas supplies in the Donbass, explaining that "critical damage" pipelines." Gazprom decided the problem, using canned gas station and just a couple of hours, the Ukrainian side suddenly said that he has restored pipe and resumed gas supplies to the region.
on the subsequent day of the event continued to grow, but the situation did not become clearer. So, Naftogaz says that resumed gas supply region. Authorized Donbass state that the gas comes specifically from Gazprom through the southern border with the Russian Federation (GIS "Platoo" and "Prokhorovka" )." Gazprom argues that the flow of gas through Platova " and "Prokhorovka" agreed with the Ukrainian side. Read more ""