MOSCOW, may 27 - RIA Novosti/Prime. The volume of gas in underground storages (UGS) of Ukraine on 27 may was 9, 934 billion cubic meters, an increase for the day at 0, 66%, inform the data on the Internet representation of the Association of European operators of the underground gas storages (GSE).
according to the information of the GSE, the level of storage has risen to 32, 1% 31, 89% as of may 26, when in Ukrainian underground storage facilities was 9, 869 billion cubic meters of gas.
Ukraine from October 20, 2014 began the selection of gas from underground storage facilities in connection with the beginning of the heating season. This year, in the spring of Ukraine began to pump gas into storage. As said, on April 28, Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn, for the next heating season in storage is expected to save about 19 billion cubic meters of gas.
At the same time Ukraine conducts dialogues with international financial institutions on raising funds for the purchase of fuel and hopes to resolve this issue in the 3rd quarter. According to Demchishin, there is progress in negotiations with EBRD and IFC. First he claimed that the narrative is about the amount of 800 million to 1 billion dollars. According to his statement, to help Ukraine in filling UGS have the ability and the European traders.
The operator of the gas transportation system of Ukraine "Ukrtransgaz" said may 20 that Ukraine has reached a maximum In the current year regime of daily injection of gas into storage - 70 million cubic meters. According to the organization, While maintaining the current rate of pumping, until June Volume of natural gas in underground storage facilities will reach 10 billion cubic meters.