The operator of the Ukrainian gas transportation system (GTS), the Company "Ukrtransgaz" has spent most of funds allocated for preparation for winter, for These funds has restored more than two hundred gas stations, informs the press service of "Ukrtransgaz" on Tuesday.
"in preparation for the autumn-winter period repaired and renovated 230 gas stations in different regions of Ukraine ", - informs the press service.
according to the organization, in may and August to prepare the GTS for the heating season used almost 192 million (8, 7 million USD at current official rate - ed.), representing 87% of total payment plan complex preparatory work for the autumn-winter period.
"By exceeding the plan made for the overhaul of the linear part of pipelines, diagnostics of gas transportation infrastructure, and reconstruction of heating mains, communication lines and other processing equipment ", - reports a press-service.
yesterday the Company reported that Ukraine has accumulated in the underground gas storages of more than fifteen billion cubic meters of fuel, From the beginning of September storage increased by 532 million cubic meters.
first Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the injected gas volume is not enough for the winter period, according to his statement, need to save up about 19 billion cubic meters.
in Vienna on the last working day of the week were the dialogues of the head of the Russian Ministry of energy Alexander Novak and Vice-President of the European Commission Maro? ?ef?ovi?. They discussed preparations for the autumn-winter period. Happened to come to a common opinion about the main principles of the tripartite Protocol. For example, the EC ensured that in the near future of European financial institutions will provide Ukraine with five hundred million dollars to fix its UGS 2 billion cubic meters of gas. These funds will be directly transferred to " Gazprom ", which this gas, and will be bought. Now the parties need to agree on These consensus With the Ukraine, which until not commented on the situation. It is anticipated that a tripartite meeting will be held before the end of September.