Elena Timoshenko. The head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller has hopes that Ukraine decides financial problems for the purchase of gas from Russia during September, however, he continues to see the risks in question.
"We are in direct interaction with the leadership of" Naftogaz of Ukraine ", there are financial problems. I think that in an optimistic scenario we can talk about the fact that the problems of payment, the Ukrainian side is satisfied during September, "said correspondents Miller after the meeting on construction of the gas pipeline" Power of Siberia ".
"this, of course, there are certain risks, because in the current time period, the process of pumping gas into the underground storage of Ukraine, at the moment, according to operative data, in the vault under the ground of Ukraine uploaded 14, 4 billion cubic meters," Miller said.
according to his statement, the daily volume of injection, which Ukraine provides for the expense of own extraction and reverse insufficient to reach the level of UGS to 19 billion cubic meters of gas by the beginning of the eligibility period - the heating season.
"Namely this amount to 19 billion cubic meters guarantee a stable, reliable supply of customers in the European Union and seamless operation through the autumn-winter period consumers of Ukraine ", - said the Head of " Gazprom ".
"Without additional volumes of gas - And these additional volumes are able to come only from Russia, Gazprom - Ukraine will not be able to pump these 19 billion cubic meters, this problem We fix it" - summed up Miller.