Ukraine in January-July 2015 has reduced coal production in comparison with January-July 2014, more than 2 times, or 53, 2%, – up to fifteen. 5 million tons, gas production over the same period decreased by 9, 7% – to 1, 6 billion cubic meters, said the State statistics service of the country.
according to the Agency, coal production in July of 2015 decreased compared with July 2014 42%, – 2, 2 million tons. In comparison with June of 2015 production in July of the current year increased by 4, 3%.
for its part, the gas production in July of 2015 decreased compared with July 2014, 6, 3%, UNIAN reports. On Tuesday proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic said that the Ukrainian authorities will not be able without the help of Donbass to provide winter residents of heat and electricity. On the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn reported that because of the hot summer weather in Ukraine by thirty per cent increase in coal consumption. 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. Before this it was declared that, According to Demchishin, to complete the preparation 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.