Foreign Minister b?rge Brende has said that his country may soon increase the share of gas supplies to the European Union.
review of the Minister, Norway can help the EU to diversify gas supplies." Russia currently supplies 30% of the gas consumed in the EU. Norway - 20%, and we can still increase in the next few years, these natural gas supplies will be induced a bridge to low carbon economy, "he said, reports RIA "Novosti" referring to Bloomberg. On the last working day of the week took place in Brussels dialogues on gas between Russia, the EU and Ukraine. According to the head of the Ministry of energy Alexander Novak, the discount on gas for Ukraine in "summer package" can be 100 dollars, and if the cost will be below $ 330 up to 30%. According to Novak, Ukraine's debt for Russian gas has to be increased to 2, 477 billion, including penalties and fines. First, the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the price of Russian gas for Ukraine in the 2nd quarter, inaccurate estimates, could reach $ 348 excluding discounts.