The cost of procurement "Naftogaz of Ukraine" European gas In the 2nd quarter was 11% higher than the price of gas purchases in Russia, it follows from the " Naftogaz ".
In the 2nd quarter of 2015, Gazprom is supplying Gas to Ukraine at a price of 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. At the same time the weighted average cost of gas imports from Europe including the transportation is 275 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters, reports news Agency referring to the materials of " Naftogaz ". Excluding the transportation component of the average cost for reversible Gas amounted In the 2nd quarter of 267 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. According to the organization, the total volume of imports of European gas In the 2nd quarter amounted to 2 68 billion cubic meters. So, for the purchase of European gas "Naftogaz" has spent In the 2nd quarter of 737 million dollars. The purchase of gas from Russia for the reporting period amounted to 1, 59 billion cubic meters in the amount of 393 million dollars. In the 3rd quarter of Ukraine did not want from the purchase of natural gas from Russia via 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters, deciding to buy European gas at a price more than 250 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. The rejection of gas purchases from Russia from 1 July cost "Naftogaz of Ukraine", 8, 6 million dollars, said the Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn in the interview to the magazine " the Week ". According to the Minister, the cost of procurement for European gas was from the beginning of the 3rd quarter 255 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. The Price of gas from Russia, which was proposed to Naftogaz and the Ukrainian side did not want, was $ 247 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters.
in July, Naftogaz has purchased 568, 3 million cubic metres of gas in the European Union, and in the last month of summer is already 512, 4 million cubic meters. Consequently, the reversible Gas was spent on 8, 6 million more than if Ukraine bought Gas in the Russian Federation. 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 rate of injection of gas into storage under the ground in Ukraine increased to a record level – 54, 5 million cubic meters per day, and on the volume of reserves of natural gas the country is now ranked 1st in the European Union. Ukraine continues to seek a trilateral agreement on supplies of Russian gas, said on the first day of the weekend the Minister of energy and coal industry Volodymyr demchyshyn. 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 varianten 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.