The Ministry of energy of Ukraine expects to save the heating season, the price of gas imports to 250 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said the head of the Department Vladimir Demchyshyn.
"Plus-minus today's prices, I think, will prevail during 2 subsequent quarters, until the heating season is a level 250 (dollars per thousand cubic meters) will be plus or minus an adequate level, maybe even a little lower because oil the last few days sags" – said demchyshyn, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Demchyshyn also said that Ukraine expects to receive in September the loan of the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) for 300 million dollars for the purchase of gas." EBRD – one of the subject parties, that is, there Is certain consensus, is already underway it's about money, period. There is an understanding that in the month of September, no later than September, we are required to obtain in Parallel there are 300 million active dialogues with the world Bank, which says about five hundred million, and IFC, which are willing to talk about 200-250 million for the purchase of gas by a foreign trader " – said Demchyshyn. On the first day of the weekend demchyshyn said that Ukraine continues to seek a trilateral agreement on supplies of Russian gas. Before that, the head of Department of European integration of the Ukrainian energy Ministry Michael BNO-Hayriyan said that Ukraine without gas from Russia will be difficult to pass future heating season, however, Kiev is considering such an option as one possible scenario. August 3 Ukraine expressed hope that the signing of the Treaty with Russia on gas delivery in October. On July 17, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the process of speech in Parliament said Ukraine 70% is provided by gas from the European Union. Gas purchased by Ukraine in the European Union, only from a formal point of view is " European ", but in fact it's the same Gas from Russia, which the EU traders resell Kiev." 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.