To download 7 billion cubic meters of blue fuel in storage Kyiv requires 1, 5 billion dollars, said Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski.
"Problem number two is the gas. We now have 12 billion cubic meters, have a minimum of 19, need to purchase 7 billion is half a billion dollars, or is it 32 billion hryvnia somewhere about, "said Bosevski, reports RIA" Novosti ".
before the last working day of the week the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter. By the beginning of the second half of October Ukraine should have a capacity of 18-20 billion cubic meters of gas For the normal passage of winter and the opportunity to purchase imported gas in the winter. Money from the EU will be enough to purchase 4 billion cubic meters of gas at a price of $ 247 per thousand cubic meters. The price has made the initiative of Gazprom in the 3rd quarter of 2015 (with a discount of $ 40), reversible gas costs the same. June 30 "Naftogaz of Ukraine" said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia – and political grounds For this. In addition, in July the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations For the heating season in Ukraine is not enough resources for the purchase of natural gas and coal. 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. Demchyshyn 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.