Naftogaz has decided to send 300 million EBRD loan for the purchase of gas from the EU
NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" plans to spend 300 million dollars loan from the European Bank for restoration and development (EBRD) for the purchase of gas from the EU. "The submitted project has a total estimated Price of 300 million dollars, provides for the acquisition of natural gas supplies to Ukraine via connecting pipelines with the European Union ", – leads RIA "Novosti" letter of Naftogaz. On July 31, 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. On 10 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. By the beginning of the second half of October Ukraine should have in UGS 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.