Correlated winter package will enable Ukraine to accumulate in underground storages of gas accumulation, necessary for the complete guarantee of passing the cold winter, said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller.
"We understand that even with additional funding and an additional amount of 2 billion cubic meters, Ukraine will not be able to go To the beginning of the heating season with a necessary volume of gas in UGS ", – said Miller on the results of negotiations of head the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak, Vice-President of the European Commission on energenius marasem Sefcovic.
last week the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) accumulated 14, 5 billion cubic meters of gas, but not enough to get through the heating season. Analysis of Gazprom, Ukraine at the current level of pumping in a vault under ground gas at the level of 53 million cubic meters will be able to upload To winter, 16, 8 billion cubic meters of gas. 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. Remember, 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.