Ukraine Since the beginning of may imported nearly 1 billion cubic meters of gas, of which 490 million cubic meters came from Russia, said Last news the head of the press service of "Ukrtransgaz" Maxim Belyavsky.
"according to operational information, 1 To 21 of may for the needs of Ukraine was imported 989 million cubic meters of natural gas. A large portion of natural gas came From the territory of Europe on Slovak route - 499 million cubic meters from Russia was imported 490 million cubic meters, " said bielawski.
"Gazprom" and "Naftogaz" on April 1 signed a supplementary agreement to supply gas to Ukraine in the 2nd quarter of 2015, Similar operates under a " winter package ". In the new topcollectie saved the principle of supplies prepaid. The actual cost of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine in the 2nd quarter With the discount of $ 100, provided by the government of the Russian Federation, is 247, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters.
in April, the import of gas from Russia to Ukraine amounted to 294, 471 million cubic meters. Based on the price of gas in 247, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters, Ukraine could pay for this volume 72, 8 million dollars. According to the official statements of Naftogaz, From the beginning of April, Naftogaz total transferred "Gazprom" 242 million dollars, including the last tranche payment of 30 million dollars received "Gazprom" on may 21.
so, prepaid Naftogaz's gas supply from Russia in may could reach 169, $ 2 million, which corresponds to the volume 684, 5 million cubic meters, of which from 1 to 19 may, according to " Ukrtransgaz ", 430, 415 million cubic meters, the Ukrainian side has already chosen.
Operational data "Ukrtransgaz" demonstrate the increasing volume of gas purchases from Russia despite the arrival of spring and warm weather. With fifteen of may, Ukraine has been the purchase of allegedly 30 million cubic meters of gas from Russia per day, whereas before this, the value does not exceed 24, 5 million cubic meters.