Loans from European financial institutions in the amount of five hundred million dollars will allow Ukraine in September-first part of October to additionally upload to store 2 billion cubic meters of gas, said the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak.
"It was declared about the fact that already today agreed with the European financial institutions on the provision in the form of a loan to Ukraine five hundred million dollars for gas injection into UGS. This special credit will, in addition, these funds will be credited to the special account of Gazprom in advance ", - has declared Novak in conversation channel, RIA " Novosti ".
Thus, According to Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak, the contract may not provide a discount on gas if its value according to the formula will be at the level of spot prices in the European Union. As said the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller, the EU will provide five hundred million dollars to Ukraine for gas injection, but this is not enough. According to Miller, correlated winter package will enable Ukraine to accumulate in underground storages of gas accumulation, necessary for the complete guarantee of passing the cold winter. 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.