1st Vice Premier of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev said that Kyiv has made the initiative of Astana to take action to transport oil And gas through its territory, and to discuss the possibility of purchasing Kazakh coal.
The question of the possible transit of energy resources through the territory of Ukraine using its transit capacity will consider agencies of both countries, said Sagintayev.
in the near future, the government of Kazakhstan expects the arrival of the delegation of the Ukrainian energy sector to discuss the supply of coal, reports RIA "Novosti" message Sagintayev." The Kazakh side is ready to supply steam coal And coke. The Issue last year During the visit of Nursultan Nazarbayev raised in Kiev, but now the main points We talked. Mr Demchyshyn proposals that come from the Ukrainian side, formulated. We are now in a near future a delegation from the Ukraine, so that We all showed. And in principle, the amount that we are invited, – 200–300 thousand Tons, he discussed And accepted, And We will start work", - has said 1st Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan. For its part, the Ukrainian side said their interest in the procurement of Kazakh gas And promised to contact the European Commission with the request to assist in the negotiations on the issue." We are ready to purchase gas in Kazakhstan. It is necessary to revisit this issue. There are difficulties with its transit, but we need to do some real work ", – leading news Agency of a word of Minister of energy And coal industry Vladimir Demchishin. Tuesday 1st Deputy head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Igor Martynenko announced a tender for the production And delivery of coal for the upcoming heating season. On 10 July, the Minister of energy And coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations for the heating season of his country lacks the resources for the purchase of natural gas And coal. Demchyshyn also said that Ukraine will not have time to transfer the thermal power plant (TPP) with antracitas grade coal to gas coal before the start of the heating season. According to the calculations of the Ukrainian energy Ministry, by winter, the country should stock up on stock of 1, 2–1, 3 million tons of coal. At the moment Ukraine has managed to garner 1, 6 million tons of coal. Eleven June, the state enterprise " Coal of Ukraine ", engaged in the purchase of coal from the state mines And sell it to the power generating companies, asked to admit him bankrupt.