Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak September eleven will hold a meeting with the Vice-President of the European Commission on energenius marasem Sefcovic, the negotiations would be based on gas deliveries to Ukraine.
"We will discuss gas supplies to Ukraine, the energy dialogue between Russia and the EU) and the development of gas transportation infrastructure, "- reports RIA "Novosti" message Novak.
the Commissioner of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation explained from my side that the meeting will be held in Vienna in a bilateral format. Previously Authorized the Ministry of energy of Ukraine did not rule out that September eleven may take a trilateral meeting on gas. In early August, the head of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Andriy KOBOLEV said that Ukraine ought to double purchases of gas in reverse to its accumulation in underground storages (UGS), the technical possibility for this. On the same day "Ukrtransgaz" reported that in the period from January to July 2015, Ukraine imported 10, 7 billion cubic meters of natural gas, of which 64% (6, 9 billion cubic metres) - from EU countries. On 31 July, the operators of gas transmission systems of the three countries (Gaz-System, FGSZ and Eustream) showed data about the fact that imports of European gas to Ukraine from Poland, Hungary and Slovakia in July amounted to 568, 3 million cubic meters in June, Ukraine imported 790, 2 million cubic meters of gas from Europe, the reverse gas supplies from Europe to Ukraine decreased in July in 1, 4 times. The head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk in the process of speech in Parliament said that 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. Europe actively spends the accumulation of gas from its underground storages due to restrictions on gas supplies from Russia and reverse gas supplies to Ukraine.