Ukraine's demand for imported gas now accounts for 15 to 18 billion cubic meters per year of audited the report of "Naftogaz" for 2014.
Kiev is seeking to diversify gas imports to Ukraine. To this end, the government will reduce gas supplies from Russia by increasing imports of reverse gas from the EU.
in the report of "Naftogaz" States that until 2014, Ukraine could import gas from Europe only in small volumes - from Poland (to 1, 5 billion cubic meters per year) and from Hungary (up to 5, 5 billion cubic meters per year). But the opening last year of new direction imports of gas from Slovakia Ukraine expanded the possibilities of imports from the EU to fifteen billion cubic meters.
"Comparing the capacity of gas routes from Europe With a total demand of Ukraine for gas imports, which At the moment time is 15-18 billion cubic meters per year, we can conclude that Ukraine in fact lost their critical dependence on gas supplies from Russia ", - is informed in the report.