Ukraine for the heating season by purchasing in the European Union alone, without supplies from Russia, will be able to accumulate in the underground gas storages (UGS) 18 billion cubic meters of gas, said the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of energy Vladimir Demchyshyn.
"Osinovka supplies will not have an impact neither on the security of gas transportation or supplies to Ukraine, to prepare for the heating season. Today in the storage 12 billion cubic meters of gas, every day we pumped 60 million cubic meters. Before the heating season there is still 100 days, if we continue to pump for 60 million cubic meters, we will reach 18 billion, "said Demchyshyn in the process of" round table " improvement of the energy sector.
He said, because it is much more 16, 6 billion cubic meters, which Ukraine joined in the last heating season.