Ukraine have need of 1, 5 billion dollars for pumping 7 billion cubic meters of gas in its storage facilities, said Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Bosevski at the meeting on the last working day of the week in Kharkov.
"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.
first Chapter the Ministry of energy Vladimir demchyshyn said that Ukraine will be able to accumulate in underground storage for the upcoming heating season 19 billion cubic meters of gas subject to the receipt of financial assistance of $ 1 billion, without it - only 14, 5 billion cubic meters.
After another unsuccessful tripartite gas talks on 30 June Ukraine has suspended the purchase of gas from Russia to agree on the terms of delivery, and currently receives gas only in reverse from Europe. At the same time Ukraine is actively seeking funds to purchase the required amount of gas and pumping it into underground storage facilities for the autumn-winter season.
Deputy head of "Naftogaz" Sergey Conover July 16, said that "Naftogaz" in September-October, hopes to get to these goals the EBRD loan of 300 million dollars, but IFC can give credit in the same amount of European suppliers of gas that they pumped the fuel in Ukrainian gas storage facilities.
according to the Association of European operators of the underground gas storages (GSE), the volume of gas in UGS of Ukraine on 30 July was 12, 922 billion cubic meters, an increase for the day at 0, 3%.